Almanac - Thursday 3/17/22
Today is Thursday, the 17th of March of 2022
March 17 is the 76th day of the year
289 days remain until the end of the year.
The sun will rise in San Francisco at 7:17:13 am
and sunset will be at 7:19:55 pm.
We will have 12 hours and 2 minutes of daylight
The solar transit will be at 1:18:34 pm.
The first high tide was at 12:14 am
The first low tide was at 4:57 am at 1.57 feet
The next high tide at 10:50 am at 5.66 feet
The next low tide will be at 5:19 pm at -0.11 feet
and the final high tide at Ocean Beach will be at 11:50 pm at 5.30 feet
The Moon is 99.1% visible
It’s still considered a Waxing Gibbous
It will become a Full Moon in less than a day, early tomorrow morning Friday the 18th of March of 2022 at 12:17 am
Today is also…
On this day in Women’s Herstory…,
In 1910, Camp Fire Girls was established as the first interracial, non-sectarian American organization for girls.
Loretta Perfectus Walsh became the first woman to join the Navy and the first woman to officially join the military in a role other than a nurse. She was born today in 1917.
Alice Greenough Orr was born today in 1902. She was a professional rodeo rider and toured around the world.
1969 : Golda Meir becomes first female Prime Minister of Israel, she had been born in Russia but the family had emigrated to the United States and she had gone to school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was one of twenty-four signatories (two of them women) of the Israeli declaration of independence on May 14, 1948.
Women’s Herstory birthdays today include…
1849 – Cornelia Clapp, American marine biologist (d. 1934)
1933 – Penelope Lively, English author
1938 – Zola Taylor, American singer (d. 2007)
1960 – Vicki Lewis, American actress and singer
1961 – Dana Reeve, American actress, singer, and activist (d. 2006)
1962 – Janet Gardner, American singer and guitarist
1962 – Clare Grogan, Scottish singer and actress
1972 – Mia Hamm, American soccer player
1973 – Caroline Corr, Irish singer and drummer
1975 – Natalie Zea, American actress
Also on this day in history…
1973 – The Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph Burst of Joy is taken, depicting a former prisoner of war being reunited with his family, which came to symbolize the end of United States involvement in the Vietnam War
Other birthdays today include….
1941 – Paul Kantner, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2016)
1944 – John Sebastian, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1951 – Kurt Russell, American actor and producer