Today is Wednesday, the 9th of January of 2019, "one-nine-one-nine", is the ninth day of the year. There are 356 days remaining until the end of the year. 70 days until spring begins and 664 days until Presidential Elections Tuesday November 3, 2020…
(1 year 9 months and 25 days from today)
The sun will rise at 7:25 am
and sunset will be at 5:10 pm.
Today we will have 9 hours and 45 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 12:17 pm.
he first high tide was at 2:18 am
and the next high tide will be at 12:47 pm.
The first low tide will be at 7:03 am
and the next low tide at 7:32 pm.
The Moon is 10.5% visible; a Waxing Crescent
Moon Direction: 57.26° ENE↑
Moon Distance: 252316 mi
Next Full Moon: Sunday January 20, 2019 at 9:16 pm
Next New Moon: Monday February 4, 2019 at 1:03 pm
Next Moonrise: Today at 9:49 am
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1901 – Chic Young, American cartoonist (d. 1973)
1944 – Jimmy Page, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1955 – J.K. Simmons, American actor
1959 - Nobel Peace laureate Rigoberto Menchu is 60.
1967 – Dave Matthews, South African-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
…and on this day in history…
1909 – Ernest Shackleton, leading the Nimrod Expedition to the South Pole, plants the British flag 97 nautical miles (180 km; 112 mi) from the South Pole, the farthest anyone had ever reached at that time.
In 1931, Bobbi Trout and Edna May Cooper broke an endurance record for female aviators as they returned to Mines Field in Los Angeles after flying a Curtiss Robin monoplane continuously for 122 hours and 50 minutes.
In 1972, reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes, speaking by telephone from the Bahamas to reporters in Hollywood, said a purported autobiography of him by Clifford Irving was a fake.
In 1987, the White House released a January 1986 memorandum prepared for President Ronald Reagan by Lt. Col. Oliver L. North showing a link between U.S. arms sales to Iran and the release of American hostages in Lebanon.
In 2001, Linda Chavez withdrew her bid to be President-elect George W. Bush's Secretary of Labor because of controversy over an immigrant in the U.S. illegally who'd once lived with her.