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Almanac - Monday 1/27/20

3 hours ago

It's Chocolate Cake Day!


Almanac - Friday 1/24/20

Jan 24, 2020

Happy Lunar New Year.  It's the year of the mouse, or of the rat.


Almanac - Thursday 1/23/20

Jan 23, 2020

It's Django Reinhardt's birthday!

  

"Is the caller there? Da?..." Phil Donahue broadcast from the Soviet Union on this day (and for a full week) in 1987.

 

Today is Wednesday, January 22, 2020.  344 days remain until the end of the year, 57 days until spring begins, and 41 days until the first primaries. 286 days until the 2020 presidential election.

  • Sunrise: 7:21am         
  • Sunset: 5:22pm ...giving us 10 hours of daylight.  10% of the waning crescent moon will be visible, rising at 5:43am.  

Almanac - Tuesday 1/21/20

Jan 21, 2020

It's Granola Bar Day!


Almanac - Monday 1/20/20

Jan 20, 2020

It's National Cheese Lovers Day!

Hau Dinh / AP Photo

Happy Birthday, Michelle Obama!

Today is Friday, January 17, 2020.  Only 291 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:23am         
  • Sunset: 5:16pm ...giving us 9 hours and 52 minutes of daylight.  58% of the waning gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 12:16am.  

Almanac - Thursday 1/16/20

Jan 16, 2020

It's Appreciate a Dragon Day!


Almanac - Wednesday 1/15/20

Jan 15, 2020

It's Strawberry Ice Cream Day!

(brrr, and Strawberries are not in season!)


Almanac - Monday 1/13/20

Jan 13, 2020

It's Rubber Ducky Day!


It's Oysters Rockefeller Day...yum!

 

Today is Friday, January 10, 2020.  Only 298 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:25am        
  • Sunset: 5:09pm ...giving us 9 hours and 44 minutes of daylight.   98% of the waxing crescent moon will be visible, rising at 5:17pm.  

Almanac - Thursday 1/9/20

Jan 9, 2020

It's Apricots Day!


Almanac - Wednesday 1/8/20

Jan 8, 2020

It's Argyle Day!


Almanac - Tuesday 1/7/20

Jan 7, 2020

Happy Birthday, Zora Neale Hurston!


Almanac - Monday 1/6/20

Jan 6, 2020

It's Apple Tree Day!


Happy State-dom, Alaska (1959)!

Today is Friday, January 3, 2020.  Only 305 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:26am        
  • Sunset: 5:03pm ...giving us 9 hours and 38 minutes of daylight.   

46% of the waxing crescent moon will be visible, rising at 12:31pm.  

Almanac - Thursday 1/2/20

Jan 2, 2020

It's 55 MPH Speed Limit Day!


Almanac - Wednesday 1/1/2020

Jan 1, 2020

It's Polar Bear Swim Day!

Almanac - Tuesday 12/31/19

Dec 31, 2019

Today Tuesday, the 31st of December of 2019...

Almanac - Monday 12/30/19

Dec 30, 2019

It's National Bacon Day!


Almanac - Friday 12/27/19

Dec 27, 2019

It's Cut-Out Snowflake Day!


Almanac - Thursday 12/26/19

Dec 26, 2019

It's Wren Day!


Almanac - Wednesday 12/25/19

Dec 25, 2019

It's National Pumpkin Pie Day!


Almanac - Tuesday 12/24/19

Dec 24, 2019

Today is Egg Nog Day....


Almanac - Monday 12/23/19

Dec 23, 2019

Today is the first full day of Hannukah

Almanac - Friday 12/20/19

Dec 20, 2019

It's National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day!


Almanac - Thursday 12/19/19

Dec 19, 2019

It's Oatmeal Muffin Day!


Almanac - Wednesday 12/18/19

Dec 18, 2019

Today is Wear-A-Plunger-On-Your-Head Day!


Almanac - Tuesday 12/17/19

Dec 17, 2019

The Aztec Calendar was discovered on this day in history...


Almanac - Monday 12/16/19

Dec 16, 2019

today is chocolate covered anything day...


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