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Almanac - Monday November 13, 2023

Bread pudding
Lauren Okinawa
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Bread pudding

Today is Monday, 13th of November of 2023

November 13 is the 317th day of the year

48 days remain until the end of the year.

38 days until winter begins

The sun is rising right now at 6:48:03 am

and sunset will be at 4:59:27 pm.

We will have 10 hours and 11 minutes of daylight

The solar transit will be at 11:53:45 am.

Water temperature in San Francisco Bay today is 59.4°F

The first low tide was at 3:42 am at 2.59 feet

The first high tide of the day will be at 9:43 am at 6.32 feet

The next low tide at 4:43 pm at -0.57 feet

and the final high tide at Ocean Beach tonight will be at 11:41 pm at 4.74 feet

The Moon is 0.1% Visible

It’s a New Moon

The moon rises this morning at 7:13 am

and the moon sets this evening at 5:06 pm

Next phase of the moon will be the First Quarter Moon in a week from today, next Monday 20th of November of 2023 at 2:50 am

Today is…

Actor's Day

National Bread Pudding Day

National Indian Pudding Day

National Mom's and Dad's Day

Sadie Hawkins Day


(Sigd is about accepting the Torah and yearning for Israel and the Temple. It is thought to be the date on which God first revealed himself to Moses.)

Yesterday was Diwali, the festival of light

Start a Rumor Day

Symphonic Metal Day

World Kindness Day

World Orphans Day

If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this special day with…

354Augustine of Hippo, Roman bishop and theologian (d. 430)

1838Joseph F. Smith, American religious leader, 6th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1918)

1856Louis Brandeis, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1941)

1928 – Hampton Hawes, American pianist and author (d. 1977)

1934Peter Arnett, New Zealand-American journalist and academic

1934 – Garry Marshall, American actor, director, and producer (d. 2016)

1939 – Idris Muhammad, American drummer and composer (d. 2014)

1946 – Ray Wylie Hubbard, American country singer-songwriter and guitarist

1947 – Amory Lovins, American physicist and environmentalist

1949Terry Reid, English singer-songwriter and guitarist

1955 – Whoopi Goldberg, American actress, comedian, and talk show host

1967 – Jimmy Kimmel, American comedian, actor, and talk show host

1969 – Lori Berenson, American activist

…and on this day in history….

1922 – The United States Supreme Court upholds mandatory vaccinations for public school students in Zucht v. King.

1940Walt Disney's animated musical film Fantasia is first released at New York's Broadway Theatre, on the first night of a roadshow.

1956 – The Supreme Court of the United States declares Alabama laws requiring segregated buses illegal, thus ending the Montgomery bus boycott.

1982 – The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C. after a march to its site by thousands of Vietnam War veterans.

1985 – Xavier Suárez is sworn in as Miami's first Cuban-born mayor.

1995Mozambique becomes the first state to join the Commonwealth of Nations without having been part of the former British Empire.

2013Hawaii legalizes same-sex marriage.

Kevin Vance created a program of folk music for KALW, A Patchwork Quilt, in October 1991. He grew up in Berkeley during the 1960s and '70s and spent his years learning in public schools, community colleges, bookstores, libraries, and non-commercial radio stations, as well as from the people around him. When he's not on the radio, then he's selling books, taking care of his family, listening to music, entering stuff into a computer, or taking a class.