Almanac - Tuesday 10/19/2021
Today is Tuesday, the 19th of October of 2021,
October 19 is the 292nd day of the year
73 days remain until the end of the year.
The sun rises in San Francisco at 7:22:40 am
and sunset will be at 6:25:27 pm.
We will have 11 hours and 2 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 12:54:03 pm.
The first low tide will be at 4:24 am at 0.90 feet
The first high tide of the day will be at 10:46 am at 5.87 feet
The next low tide at 5:03 pm at 0.62 feet.
The final high tide at Ocean Beach tonight will be at 11:15 pm at 5.17 feet
The Moon is currently 98.7% visible
Still considered a waxing gibbous moon.
It will be a Full Moon tomorrow morning
Full Hunter’s Moon or Harvest Moon)
This is the month when the game is fattened up for winter. Now is the time for hunting and laying in a store of provisions for the long months ahead.
• Drying Rice Moon • Falling Leaves Moon • Freezing Moon • Ice Moon • Migrating Moon
Today is also…
On this day in history…
1943 – Streptomycin, the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis, is isolated by researchers at Rutgers University.
1954 Cho Oyu Scaled for the First Time in Recorded History
The 6th highest mountain peak in the world, Cho Oyu is part of the Himalayan mountain range and lies on the Nepal-China border. It was scaled by Nepalese Pasang Dawa Lama and Austrians Joseph Jöchler and Herbert Tichy.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1895 – Lewis Mumford, American historian, sociologist, and philosopher (d. 1990)
1916 – Emil Gilels, Ukrainian-Russian pianist (d. 1985)
1931 – John le Carré, English intelligence officer and author (d. 2020)
1937 – Peter Max, German-American illustrator
1944 – Peter Tosh, Jamaican singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1987)
1945 – Patricia Ireland, American lawyer and activist
1945 – Gloria Jones, American singer-songwriter
1945 – John Lithgow, American actor
1945 – Jeannie C. Riley, American singer
1962 – Tracy Chevalier, American-English author
1962 – Evander Holyfield, American boxer