Almanac - Tuesday 7/20/21
Today is Tuesday, the 20th of July of 2021,
July 20 is the 201st day of the year
164 days remain until the end of the year.
The sun rose in San Francisco at 6:04:04 am
and the sun sets tonight at 8:27:49 pm.
We will have 14 hours and 23 minutes of daylight, today.
Solar noon will be at 1:15:56 pm.
The first low tide was at 2:30 am at zero minus point two-seven feet
The first high tide will be later this morning at 9:24 am at 4.39 feet
The next low tide will be the afternoon at 1:48 pm at 2.82 feet
and the final high tide Ocean Beach in San Francisco tonight will be at 8:04 pm at 6.94 feet.
The Moon is 82.7% visible
We’ll have a Full Moon in 4 days on Friday the 23th of July of 2021 at 7:37 pm
Today is also…
On this day in history…
1934 – West Coast waterfront strike: In Seattle, police fire tear gas on and club 2,000 striking longshoremen. The governor of Oregon calls out the National Guard to break a strike on the Portland docks.
1938 – The United States Department of Justice files suit in New York City against the motion picture industry charging violations of the Sherman Antitrust Act in regards to the studio system. The case would eventually result in a break-up of the industry in 1948.
1969 – Apollo program: Apollo 11's crew successfully makes the first manned landing on the Moon in the Sea of Tranquility. Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin become the first humans to walk on the Moon six and a half hours later.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1925 – Frantz Fanon, French–Algerian psychiatrist and philosopher (d. 1961)
1933 – Cormac McCarthy, American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter
1938 – Diana Rigg, English actress (d. 2020)
1938 – Natalie Wood, American actress (d. 1981)
1947 – Carlos Santana, Mexican-American singer-songwriter and guitarist