Today is Friday, the 14th of January, 2022
January 14 is the 14th day of the year
351 days remain until the end of the year
64 days until spring begins
The sun will rise in San Francisco at 7:24:12 am
and sunset will be at 5:14:53 pm.
Today we will have 9 hours and 50 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 12:19:32 pm.
The first low tide was at 1:55 am at 3.20 feet
The first high tide will be at 7:41 am at 6.11 feet
The next low tide will be at 3:12 pm at -0.21 feet
And The final high tide Ocean Beach tonight will be at 10:18 pm at 4.66 feet
The Moon is currently 89.5% visible
a Waxing Gibbous
We’ll have the Full Moon in 3 days on Monday the 17th of January of 2022 at 3:49 pm
The January Full Moon is called the Full Wolf Moon
The howling of wolves was often heard at this time of year. It was traditionally thought that wolves howled due to hunger, but we now know that wolves use howls to define territory, locate pack members, reinforce social bonds, and gather for hunting.
This month’s moon is also called the…
Canada Goose Moon Center Moon Cold Moon Freeze Moon Frost Exploding Moon Great Moon Greetings Moon
Hard Moon Severe Moon Spirit Moon
Caesarean Section Day
International Kite Day
National Dress Up Your Pet Day
National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day
National Pothole Day (UK)
Organize Your Home Day
Take a Missionary to Lunch Day
Today is also….
Defender of the Motherland Day in Uzbekistan
Feast of the Ass in Medieval Christianity
Flag Day in Georgia
National Forest Conservation Day in Thailand
Old New Year, and its related observance:
Azhyrnykhua in Abkhazia
Yennayer for the Berber or the Amazigh people
Revolution and Youth Day in Tunisia
Sidereal winter solstice celebrations in South and Southeast Asian cultures; marking the transition of the Sun to Capricorn, and the first day of the six months Uttarayana period.
Magh Bihu in the Indian state of Assam
Maghe Sankranti in Nepal
Maghi in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh
Makar Sankranti in India
The first day of Pongal in Tamil Nadu
Uttarayan in Uttarakhand, Gujarat and Rajasthan
World Logic Day
On this day in History…
1900 – Giacomo Puccini's Tosca opens in Rome.
1911 – Roald Amundsen's South Pole expedition makes landfall on the eastern edge of the Ross Ice Shelf.
1952 – NBC's long-running morning news program Today debuts, with host Dave Garroway.
1954 – The Hudson Motor Car Company merges with Nash-Kelvinator Corporation forming the American Motors Corporation.
1967 – Counterculture of the 1960s: The Human Be-In takes place in San Francisco, California's Golden Gate Park, launching the Summer of Love.
1972 – Queen Margrethe II of Denmark ascends the throne, the first Queen of Denmark since 1412 and the first Danish monarch not named Frederick or Christian since 1513
1973 – Elvis Presley's concert Aloha from Hawaii is broadcast live via satellite, and sets the record as the most watched broadcast by an individual entertainer in television history.
2011 – President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali of Tunisia seeks refuge in Saudi Arabia after a series of demonstrations against his regime, considered to be the birth of the Arab Spring.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
83 BC – Mark Antony, Roman general and politician (d. 30 BCE)
1741 – Benedict Arnold, American-British general (d. 1801)
1875 – Albert Schweitzer, French-Gabonese physician and philosopher, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965)
1883 – Nina Ricci, Italian-French fashion designer (d. 1970)
1886 – Hugh Lofting, English author and poet, created Doctor Dolittle (d. 1947)
1892 – Martin Niemöller, German pastor and theologian (d. 1984)
1892 – Hal Roach, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1992)
1896 – John Dos Passos, American novelist, poet, and playwright (d. 1970)
1912 – Tillie Olsen, American short story writer (d. 2007)
1915 – Mark Goodson, American game show producer, created Family Feud and The Price Is Right (d. 1992)
1919 – Giulio Andreotti, Italian journalist and politician, 41st Prime Minister of Italy (d. 2013)
1919 – Andy Rooney, American soldier, journalist, critic, and television personality (d. 2011)
1936 – Clarence Carter, American blues and soul singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer
1937 – Billie Jo Spears, American country singer (d. 2011)
1938 – Allen Toussaint, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (d. 2015)
1940 – Julian Bond, American academic and politician (d. 2015)
1941 – Faye Dunaway, American actress and producer
1944 – Nina Totenberg, American journalist
1947 – Taylor Branch, American historian and author
1948 – T Bone Burnett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1952 – Maureen Dowd, American journalist and author
1957 – Anchee Min, Chinese-American painter, photographer, and author
1963 – Steven Soderbergh, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1964 – Shepard Smith, American television journalist
1967 – Emily Watson, English actress
1968 – LL Cool J, American rapper and actor
1969 – Dave Grohl, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and drummer
1982 – Marc Broussard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist