Almanac - Tuesday 4/12/22
Today is Tuesday, the 12th of April, 2022
April 12 is the 102nd day of the year
263 days remain until the end of the year.
70 days until summer begins
The sun rose at 6:38:14 am
and sunset will be at 7:43:47 pm.
Today we will have 13 hours and 5 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:11:00 pm.
the first low tide was at 2:43 am at 2.29 feet
The first high tide will be at 8:04 am at 4.86 feet
The next low tide will be at 2:53 pm at 0.12 feet
and the final high tide at Ocean Beach 9:39 pm at 4.89 feet
The Moon is currently 79.5% visible
We’ll have a Full Moon in 4 days on Saturday the 16th of April of 2022 at 11:55 am
Today is also…
Commemoration of first human in space by Yuri Gagarin:
Cosmonautics Day (Russia)
On this day in history…
1990 – Jim Gary's "Twentieth Century Dinosaurs" exhibition opens at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. He is the only sculptor ever invited to present a solo exhibition there.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1912 – Hound Dog Taylor, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1975)
1932 – Tiny Tim, American singer and ukulele player (d. 1996)
1940 – Herbie Hancock, American pianist, composer, and bandleader
1947 – David Letterman, American comedian and talk show host
1950 – David Cassidy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2017)
1952 – Gary Soto, American poet, novelist, and memoirist
1957 – Vince Gill, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1957 – Tama Janowitz, American novelist and short story writer
1965 – Amy Ray, American folk-rock singer-songwriter, musician, and music producer
1981 – Tulsi Gabbard, American politician
1994 – Saoirse Ronan, American-born Irish actress