Today Tuesday, the 22nd of August of 2017is the 234th day of the year...
There are 131 days remaining until the end of the year.
441 days until Mid-Term Elections on Tuesday November 6, 2018
(1 year 2 months and 15 days from today)
1169 days until Presidential Elections Tuesday November 3, 2020
( 3 years 2 months and 12 days from today)
The sun will rise in San Francisco at 6:33 am
and the sun will set at 7:52 pm.
Today we will have 13 hours and 19 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 1:12 pm.
The first high tide was at 12:03am
and the next high tide will be at 1:23 pm.
The first low tide will be at 6:27 am
and the next low tide at 6:37 pm.
The Moon is 0.8% illuminated; a Waxing Crescent
Moon Direction:↑ 56.04° NE
Moon Distance:233065 mi
Our Next Full Moon will be on Wednesday September 6, 2017 at 12:02 am
The Next New Moon will fall on Tuesday September 19, 2017 at 10:29 pm
Next Moonrise:Today at 7:27 am
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday to you! You share this day with…
1880 – George Herriman, American cartoonist (d. 1944)
1893 – Dorothy Parker, American poet, short story writer, critic, and satirist (d. 1967)
1902 – Leni Riefenstahl, German actress, film director and propagandist (d. 2003)
1928 – Karlheinz Stockhausen, German composer and academic (d. 2007)
1947 – Cindy Williams, American actress and producer
On this day in history…
1902 – Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first President of the United States to make a public appearance in an automobile.
1978 – The District of Columbia Voting Rights Amendment is passed by the U.S. Congress. The proposed amendment would have provided the District of Columbia with full voting representation in the Congress, the Electoral College, and regarding amending the U.S. Constitution. The proposed amendment failed to be ratified by enough states (ratified by 16, needed 38) and so did not become part of the Constitution.