Almanac - Thursday 4/21/22
Today is Thursday, the 21st of April of 2022,
April 21 is the 111th day of the year
254 days remain until the end of the year.
The sun rose at 6:25:51 am
and sun will set at 7:52:04 pm.
We will have 13 hours and 26 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:08:57 pm.
The first high tide will be at 2:04 am at 6.06 feet
The first low tide will be at 9:25 am at -0.92 feet
The next high tide at 4:55 pm at 4.40 feet
and the final low tide Ocean Beach tonight at 9:16 pm at 3.22 feet
The Moon is currently 72.3% visible
It’s a Waning Gibbous
We’ll have the Last Quarter Moon in 2 days on Saturday the 23th of April of 2022 at 4:56 am
Today is also…Civil Service Day in India
Heroic Defense of Veracruz in Mexico
Kang Pan-sok's Birthday in North Korea
Kartini Day in Indonesia
Local Self Government Day in Russia
National Tea Day in the United Kingdom
National Tree Planting Day in Kenya
San Jacinto Day in Texas
Queen's Official Birthday on the Falkland Islands
Tiradentes' Day in Brazil
Vietnam Book Day in Vietnam
On this day in history…
2010 – The controversial Kharkiv Pact (Russian Ukrainian Naval Base for Gas Treaty) is signed in Kharkiv, Ukraine, by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev; it was unilaterally terminated by Russia on March 31, 2014.
2014 – The American city of Flint, Michigan switches its water source to the Flint River, beginning the ongoing Flint water crisis which has caused lead poisoning in up to 12,000 people, and 15 deaths from Legionnaires disease, ultimately leading to criminal indictments against 15 people, five of whom have been charged with involuntary manslaughter.
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1889 – Efrem Zimbalist, Sr., Russian-American violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1985)
1932 – Elaine May, American actress, comedian, director, and screenwriter
1939 – Sister Helen Prejean, American nun, activist, and author
1947 – Iggy Pop, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
1979 – James McAvoy, Scottish actor