Today Monday, 11th of September of 2017 is the 254th day of the year...
There are 111 days remaining until the end of the year
421 days until mid-term elections on Tuesday November 6, 2018 (1 year 1 month and 26 days from today) 1149 days until Presidential Elections on Tuesday November 03 2020
(3 years 1 month and 23 days from today)
The sun will rise at 6:49 am
and sunset will be at 7:23 pm.
Today we will have 12 hours and 34 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:06 pm.
The first high tide was at 4:13 am
and the next high tide will be at 4:02 pm.
The first low tide will be at 9:28 am
and the next low tide at 10:32 pm.
The Moon is currently 69.8% illuminated; a Waning Gibbous moon
Moon Direction:↑ 166.98° SSE
Moon Distance:230547 mi
Next New Moon:Sep 19, 201710:29 pm
Next Full Moon:Oct 5, 201711:40 am
Next Moonset:Today12:28 pm
Today is also…
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1862 – O. Henry, American short story writer (d. 1910)
1885 – D. H. Lawrence, English novelist, poet, playwright, and critic (d. 1930)
1917 – Jessica Mitford, English-American journalist and author (d. 1996)
1945 – Leo Kottke, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1967 – Harry Connick Jr., American singer-songwriter, pianist, actor, and talk show host
1977 – Ludacris, American rapper and producer
On this day in history…
1973 – A coup in Chile headed by General Augusto Pinochet topples the democratically elected president Salvador Allende. Pinochet exercises dictatorial power until ousted in a referendum in 1988, staying in power until 1990.
2001 – Two hijacked aircraft crash into the World Trade Center in New York City, while a third smashes into The Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and a fourth into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in a series of coordinated suicide attacks by 19 members of al-Qaeda. A total of 2,996 people are killed.