Almanac - Thursday May 12, 2022
Today is Thursday, 12th of May of 2022
May 12 is the 132nd day of the year
233 days remain until the end of the year
40 days until summer begins
The sun will rise in San Francisco at 6:02:06 am
and sunset will be at 8:11:12 pm.
We will have 14 hours and 9 minutes of daylight today.
The solar transit will be at 1:06:39 pm.
The first low tide was at 2:53 am at 1.20 feet
The first high tide will be at 8:37 am at 4.40 feet
The next low tide at 2:34 pm at 0.80 feet
and the final high tide at Ocean Beach tonight will be at 9:06 pm at 5.59 feet
We will have a Full Moon and Total Lunar Eclipse in 3 days on Sunday the 15th of May of 2022 at 9:14 pm
On this day in Asian American Pacific Islander history, today is the birthday of…
1895 – Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian-American philosopher, author, educator, public speaker (d. 1986)
1981 – Kentaro Sato, Japanese-American composer and conductor of choral and orchestral music, as well as music for commercials and video games.
On this day in history…
2002 – Former US President Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba for a five-day visit with Fidel Castro, becoming the first President of the United States, in or out of office, to visit the island since the Cuban Revolution.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…
1907 – Katharine Hepburn, American actress (d. 2003)
1914 – Howard K. Smith, American journalist and actor (d. 2002)
1918 – Julius Rosenberg, American spy (d. 1953)
1937 – George Carlin, American comedian, actor, and author (d. 2008)
1948 – Steve Winwood, English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
1963 – Vanessa A. Williams, American actress and producer
1966 – Bebel Gilberto, American-Brazilian singer-songwriter