Almanac - Thursday November 9, 2023
Today Thursday, 9th of November of 2023
November 9 is the 313th day of the year
52 days remain until the end of the year.
42 days until winter begins
the sun will rise in San Francisco at 6:43:47 am
and sunset will be at 5:02:42 pm.
Today we will have 10 hours and 18 minutes of daily
The solar transit will be at 11:53:14 am.
Water temperature in San Francisco Bay today is 60.4°F.
The first low tide was at 1:32 am at 1.18 feet
The first high tide will be at 8:01 am at 5.53 feet
The next low tide will be at 2:28 pm at 1.12 feet
and the final high tide at Ocean Beach tonight will be at 8:20 pm at 4.53 feet
The Moon is currently 14.1% visible
It’s a Waning Crescent moon
The moon sets this afternoon at 3:19 pm
and the moon rises early tomorrow morning at 4:00 am
We’ll have a New Moon in 4 days on Monday the 13th of November of 2023 at 1:27 am
The November Nine was the name used to refer to the final nine contestants, or final table, at the Main Event of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) from 2008 to 2016. The winner of the WSOP Main Event is considered to be the World Champion of Poker.
Birthday of Pakistani philosopher, poet, and politician Muhammad Iqbal in Pakistan, born on this day in 1877
Flag Day in Azerbaijan
Inventors' Day in Germany, Austria, Switzerland
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share your special day with…
1914 – Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-American actress and inventor (d. 2000)
1934 – Carl Sagan, American astronomer, astrophysicist, and cosmologist (d. 1996)
1936 – Mary Travers, American singer-songwriter (d. 2009)
1941 – Tom Fogerty, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1990
1970 – Scarface, American rapper and producer
1970 – Susan Tedeschi, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
…and on this day in history…
1935 – The Committee for Industrial Organization, the precursor to the Congress of Industrial Organizations, is founded in Atlantic City, New Jersey, by eight trade unions belonging to the American Federation of Labor
1970 – Vietnam War: The Supreme Court of the United States votes 6–3 against hearing a case to allow Massachusetts to enforce its law granting residents the right to refuse military service in an undeclared war.
1998 – Capital punishment in the United Kingdom, already abolished for murder, is completely abolished for all remaining capital offences.
2014 – A non-binding self-determination consultation is held in Catalonia, asking Catalan citizens their opinion on whether Catalonia should become a state and, if so, whether it should be an independent state