Today is Friday, the 27th of May of 2022,
May 27 is the 147th day of the year
218 days remain until the end of the year.
The sun rose in San Francisco at 5:51:25 am
and sunset will be at 8:23:26 pm.
We will have 14 hours and 32 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will be at 1:07:25 pm.
The first low tide will be at 3:14 am at 0.51 feet
The first high tide will be at 9:15 am at 4.27 feet
The next low tide at 2:41 pm at 1.32 feet
and the final high tide at Ocean Beach tonight will be at 9:07 pm at 6.03 feet
The Moon is 13.5% visible
It’s a Waning Crescent moon
We’ll have a New Moon in 3 days on Monday the 30th of May of 2022 at 4:30 am
Cellophane Tape Day
Don't Fry Day
European Neighbours' Day
National Death Busters Day
National Grape Popsicle Day
National Gray Day
National Heat Awareness Day
National Road Trip Day
National Title Track Day
National Wig Out Day
Nothing to Fear Day
Old-Time Player Piano Day
Sunscreen Protection Day
Today is also…
Armed Forces Day in Nicaragua
Children's Day in Nigeria
Mother's Day in Bolivia
Navy Day in Japan
Slavery Abolition Day in Guadeloupe, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin
Start of National Reconciliation Week in Australia
1703 – Tsar Peter the Great founds the city of Saint Petersburg.
1930 – The 1,046 feet (319 m) Chrysler Building in New York City, the tallest man-made structure at the time, opens to the public.
1933 – New Deal: The U.S. Federal Securities Act is signed into law requiring the registration of securities with the Federal Trade Commission.
1933 – The Walt Disney Company releases the cartoon Three Little Pigs, with its hit song "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?",
1937 – In California, the Golden Gate Bridge opens to pedestrian traffic, creating a vital link between San Francisco and Marin County, California.
1967 – Australians vote in favor of a constitutional referendum granting the Australian government the power to make laws to benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the national census.
2016 – Barack Obama is the first president of United States to visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and meet Hibakusha.
…and if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday to you, You share this special day with…
1794 – Cornelius Vanderbilt, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1877)
1819 – Julia Ward Howe, American poet and songwriter (d. 1910)
1837 – Wild Bill Hickok, American police officer (d. 1876)
1894 – Louis-Ferdinand Céline, French physician and author (d. 1961)
1894 – Dashiell Hammett, American detective novelist and screenwriter (d. 1961)
1907 – Rachel Carson, American biologist, environmentalist, and author (d. 1964)
1911 – Hubert Humphrey, American journalist and politician, 38th Vice President of the United States (d. 1978)
1911 – Teddy Kollek, Hungarian-Israeli politician, Mayor of Jerusalem (d. 2007)
1911 – Vincent Price, American actor (d. 1993)
1912 – John Cheever, American novelist and short story writer (d. 1982)
1912 – Sam Snead, American golfer and sportscaster (d. 2002)
1915 – Herman Wouk, American novelist (d. 2019)
1922 – Christopher Lee, English actor (d. 2015)
1923 – Henry Kissinger, German-American political scientist and politician, 56th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Prize laureate
1925 – Tony Hillerman, American journalist and author (d. 2008)
1930 – John Barth, American novelist and short story writer
1930 – William S. Sessions, American civil servant and judge, 8th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (d. 2020)
1934 – Harlan Ellison, American author and screenwriter (d. 2018)
1935 – Ramsey Lewis, American jazz pianist and composer
1935 – Lee Meriwether, American model and actress, Miss America 1955
1936 – Louis Gossett, Jr., American actor and producer
1945 – Bruce Cockburn, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1948 – Pete Sears, English bass player
1950 – Dee Dee Bridgewater, American singer-songwriter and actress
1957 – Siouxsie Sioux, English singer-songwriter, musician, and producer
1963 – Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Cuban pianist and composer
1975 – André 3000, American rapper
1975 – Jamie Oliver, English chef and author