Today is Thursday, the 11th of October of 2018. It is the 284th day of the year.
There are 81 days remaining until the end of the year. 71 days until winter begins
26 days until mid-term elections Tuesday November 6, 2018...
The sun will rise this morning at 7:15 am
and sunset will be at 6:36 pm.
We will have 11 hours and 21 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 12:55 pm.
The first high tide will be at 1:49 am
and the next high tide at 1:32 pm.
The first low tide will be at 7:09 am
and the next low tide at 7:52 pm.
Today is …
A Low-medium pollen count today of 2.8 rising to 4 through the rest of the week and the weekend
The Moon is 7.0% visible; a Waxing Crescent
Moon Direction:↑ 65.45° ENE
Moon Distance:238077 mi
Next Full Moon: Wednesday October 24, 2018 at 9:45 am
Next New Moon: Wednesday November 7, 2018 at 8:01 am
Next Moonrise: Today at 9:49 am
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1918 – Jerome Robbins, American director, producer, and choreographer (d. 1998)
1926 – Thích Nhất Hạnh, Vietnamese monk, author, and poet
1936 – Billy Higgins, American drummer and educator (d. 2001)
1942 – Amitabh Bachchan, Indian film actor, producer, television host, and former politician
1946 – Daryl Hall, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1961 – Steve Young, American football player and sportscaster
1966 – Todd Snider, American singer-songwriter
…and on this day in history…
1910 – Former President Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first U.S. president to fly in an airplane. He flew for four minutes with Arch Hoxsey in a plane built by the Wright brothers at Kinloch Field (Lambert–St. Louis International Airport), St. Louis, Missouri.
1986 – Cold War: U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Reykjavík, Iceland, in an effort to continue discussions about scaling back their intermediate missile arsenals in Europe.
1987 – First public display of AIDS Memorial Quilt on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., during the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.