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Almanac - Tuesday 7/12/22

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Mona Lisa on Etch-a-Sketch

Today is Tuesday, the 12th of July of 2022,

July 12 is the 193rd day of the year

172 days remain until the end of the year.

72 days until autumn begins

The sun rose this morning in San Francisco at 5:58:05 am

and sunset will be at 8:32:36 pm.

We will have 14 hours and 34 minutes of daylight today

The solar transit will be at 1:15:20 pm.

The first low tide was at 4:25 am at -1.39 feet

The first high tide will be at 11:35 am at 4.87 feet

The next low tide at 3:54 pm at 3.11 feet

and the final high tide at 9:56 pm at 7.29 feet

The Moon is currently 97.6% visible

It’s a Waxing Gibbous

It will be Full Moon tomorrow Wednesday the 13th of July of 2022 at 11:37 am

The July full moon is called the Full Buck Moon

At this time, a buck’s (male deer’s) antlers are in full growth mode.

Tomorrow’s full moon is also called the…

• Berry Moon • Feather Moulting Moon • Halfway Summer Moon • Month of the Ripe Corn Moon • Moon When the Chokecherries are Ripe • Raspberry Moon • Salmon Moon • Thunder Moon

Today is…

Cow Appreciation Day

Different Colored Eyes Day

Etch A Sketch Day

National Eat Your Jell-O Day

National Pecan Pie Day

New Conversations Day

Paper Bag Day

Simplicity Day

Today is also…

Birthday of the Heir to the Crown of Tonga

Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Kiribati from the United Kingdom in 1979.

Independence Day, celebrates the independence of São Tomé and Príncipe from Portugal in 1975.

The second day of Naadam in Mongolia

The Twelfth, also known as Orangemen's Day in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Newfoundland and Labrador

On this day in history….

1493Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle, one of the best-documented early printed books, is published.

1543 – King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace.

1962The Rolling Stones perform for the first time at London's Marquee Club.

1971 – The Australian Aboriginal Flag is flown for the first time.

And of today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You get to share birthday cake with…

100 BCJulius Caesar, Roman politician and general (d. 44 BC)

1817Henry David Thoreau, American essayist, poet, and philosopher (d. 1862)

1854George Eastman, American businessman, founded Eastman Kodak (d. 1933)

1884Louis B. Mayer, Russian-born American film producer, co-founded Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (d. 1957)

1884 – Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (d. 1920)

1895 – Buckminster Fuller, American architect and engineer, designed the Montreal Biosphère (d. 1983)

1895 – Oscar Hammerstein II, American director, producer, and songwriter (d. 1960)

1904Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet and diplomat, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)

1908Milton Berle, American comedian and actor (d. 2002)

1909Joe DeRita, American actor (d. 1993)

1917 – Andrew Wyeth, American artist (d. 2009)

1918 – Doris Grumbach, American novelist, memoirist, biographer, literary critic, and essayist

1922Mark Hatfield, American soldier and politician, 29th Governor of Oregon (d. 2011)

1933 – Donald E. Westlake, American author and screenwriter (d. 2008)

1934 – Van Cliburn, American pianist and composer (d. 2013)

1937Bill Cosby, American actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter

1937 – Robert McFarlane, American colonel and diplomat, 13th United States National Security Advisor (d. 2022)

1942Swamp Dogg, American R&B singer-songwriter and musician

1943Christine McVie, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player

1944 – Delia Ephron, American author, playwright, and screenwriter

1945Butch Hancock, American country-folk singer-songwriter and musician

1948 – Walter Egan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1948 – Richard Simmons, American fitness trainer and actor

1951 – Cheryl Ladd, American actress

1955 – Jimmy LaFave, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2017)

1971 – Kristi Yamaguchi, American figure skater

1979Brooke Baldwin, American journalist and television news anchor

1997Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani-English activist, Nobel Prize laureate