Today is Monday March 12, 2018. It is the 71st day of the year
There are 294 days remaining until the end of the year.
239 days until mid-term elections Tuesday November 6, 2018
(7 months and 25 days from today)
967 days until presidential election on Tuesday November 3, 2020
( 2 years 7 months and 22 days from today)
the sun rises today at 7:24 am
and sunset will be at 7:16 pm.
Today we will have 11 hours and 52 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:20 pm.
the first low tide was at 2:57 am
and the next low tide will be at 3:33 pm.
The first high tide will be at 8:38 am
and the next high tide at 10:43 pm.
Moon Direction:↑ 119.94° ESE
Moon Distance:250987 mi
Next Moonset:Today2:51 pm
New Moon in 5 days on Saturday the 17th of March of 2018 at 6:12 am
First Quarter Moon n in 12 days on Saturday the 24th of March of 2018 at 8:35 am
Full Moon in 19 days on Saturday the 31th of March of 2018 at 5:37 am
Last Quarter Moon in 26 days on Sunday the 8th of April of 2018 at 12:18 am
Arbor Day in China, as well Taiwan
Youth Day in Zambia
on this day in Women’s history…
March 12, 1912 – First-ever Girl Scouts meeting is held in Savannah, Ga. The organization has grown to 2.7 million members.
March 12, 1968 – Tammy Duckworth is born. She became the first disabled woman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives and the second Asian-American woman in the Senate.
Last Friday the 9th of March saw the 94th Happy Birthday to San Francisco author Herbert Gold. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio,and raised in Lakewood, a community he was later to memorialize in his first book, Birth of a Hero, published in 1951 by Viking Press. He became involved with the burgeoning Beat Generation, which resulted in a lifelong friendship with writer Allen Ginsberg. After the birth of his two daughters he settled in San Francisco, where he became an important fixture in the literary scene. His many books of fiction, short stories, and essays include The Man Who Was Not with It (1956) and his latest, Still Alive!: A Temporary Condition (A Memoir)(2008)
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1923 – Wally Schirra, American captain, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2007)
1948 – James Taylor, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1969 – Jake Tapper, American journalist and author
…and on this day in history…