Today is Thursday, the 14th of March of 2019. It is the 73rd day of the year. There are 292 days remaining until the end of the year. 6 days until spring begins and 600 days until presidential elections on Tuesday November 3, 2020...
(1 year 7 months and 20 days from today)
The sun rises at 7:21 am
and sunset will be at 7:17 pm.
Today we will have 11 hours and 56 minutes of sun.
Solar noon will be at 1:19 pm.
The first high tide was at 5:23am
and the next high tide at 8:12 pm.
The only low tide of the day will be at 12:31 pm.
The Moon is currently 50.8% visible; a Waxing Gibbous
Moon Direction:321.52° NW↑
Moon Distance:234600 mi
We will have a Full Moon in 7 days on Wednesday, the 20th of March, 2019 at 6:43 pm
The Last Quarter Moon appears in 14 days on a Wednesday, the 27th of March of 2019 at 9:10 pm
A New Moon in 22 days on a Friday the 5th of April of 2019 at 1:50 am
and the First Quarter Moon in 29 days on a Friday, the 12th of April of 2019 at 12:06 pm
Next Moonrise:Today12:26 pm
Celebrate Scientists Day
International Ask a Question Day
Learn About Butterflies Day
Legal Assistance Day
National Children's Craft Day
National Potato Chip Day
National Save a Spider Day
National Write Your Story Day
Popcorn Lovers Day
Science Education Day
World Kidney Day
March 14 Alliance is the name of a Lebanese political coalition, named after the date the Israeli Armed Forces invaded Lebanon in 1982
Today is also…
Constitution Day in Andorra
Heroes' Day in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Mother Tongue Day in Estonia
Nanakshahi New Year, first day of the month of Chet in Sikhism
Summer Day in Albania
White Day, complementary day of Valentine's Day when men give gifts to women in Japan and Korea
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1681 – Georg Philipp Telemann, German composer and theorist (d. 1767)
1804 – Johann Strauss I, Austrian composer and conductor (d. 1849)
1833 – Lucy Hobbs Taylor, American dentist and educator (d. 1910)
1854 – Paul Ehrlich, German physician and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1915)
1863 – Casey Jones, American engineer (d. 1900)
1879 – Albert Einstein, German-American physicist, engineer, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
1887 – Sylvia Beach, American-French publisher, founded Shakespeare and Company (d. 1962)
1908 – Maurice Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher and academic (d. 1961)
1912 – Les Brown, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 2001)
1914 – Lee Hays, American singer-songwriter (d. 1981)
1920 – Hank Ketcham, American author and cartoonist, created Dennis the Menace (d. 2001)
1922 – Les Baxter, American pianist and composer (d. 1996)
1923 – Diane Arbus, American photographer (d. 1971)
1933 – Michael Caine, English actor and author
1933 – Quincy Jones, American singer-songwriter, trumpet player, and producer
1945 – Michael Martin Murphey, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1948 – Billy Crystal, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1950 – Rick Dees, American actor and radio host
1988 – Stephen Curry, American basketball player
1997 – Simone Biles, American gymnast
…and on this day in history…
44 BC – Casca and Cassius decide, on the night before the Assassination of Julius Caesar, that Mark Antony should live.
1794 – Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin.
1885 – The Mikado, a light opera by W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, receives its first public performance in London.
1900 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing United States currency on the gold standard.
1903 – Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge is established by US President Theodore Roosevelt.
1910 – Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vents to atmosphere.
1931 – Alam Ara, India's first talking film, is released.
1936 – The first all-sound film version of Show Boat opens at Radio City Music Hall.
1942 – Orvan Hess and John Bumstead became the first in the United States successfully to treat a patient, Anne Miller, using penicillin.
1961 – USAF Broken Arrow nuclear weapon mishap in B-52 crash near Yuba City, Ca.
1994 – Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released.
1995 – Space exploration: Astronaut Norman Thagard becomes the first American astronaut to ride to space on board a Russian launch vehicle.