Today Wednesday, 7th of March of 2018 is the 66th day of the year.
There are 299 days remaining until the end of the year.
244 days until mid-term elections on Tuesday November 6, 2018
(7 months and 30 days from today)
972 days until presidential elections on Tuesday November 3, 2020
(2 years 7 months and 27 days from today)
The sun rises at 6:31 am
and sunset will be at 6:11 pm.
Today we will have 11 hours and 40 minutes of daylight.
Solar noon will be at 12:21 pm.
The first high tide was at 3:01 am
and the next high tide will be at 4:15 pm.
The first low tide will be at 9:33 am
and the next low tide at 9:21 pm.
The Moon is currently 68.5% visible; a Waning Gibbous
Moon Direction: ↑ 179.89° S
Moon Altitude: 37.43°
Moon Distance: 245722 mi
Next New Moon: Mar 17, 20186:11 am
Next Full Moon: Mar 31, 20185:36 am
Next Moonset: Today10:07 am
Last Quarter Moon in 2 days on Friday the 9th of March of 2018 at 3:20 am
New Moon in 10 days on Saturday the 17th of March of 2018 at 5:12 am
First Quarter Moon in 17 days on Saturday the 24th of March of 2018 at 7:35 am
Full Moon in 23 days on Saturday the 31th of March of 2018 at 4:37 am
Today is also…
On this day in Women’s History…
March 7, 1938 – Janet Guthrie, pioneering woman auto racer, first woman to compete in Indianapolis 500 and Daytona 500, both in 1977
March 7, 1940 (d.1993) – Hannah Wilke, graduated from Tyler School of Art at Temple University in 1962, focused on works that celebrated female sexual pleasures, documented the ravages of treatment of an aggressive illness while dying of cancer
Happy Birthday to you! You share this day with…
1917 – Betty Holberton, American engineer and programmer (d. 2001)
1942 – Tammy Faye Messner, American evangelist, television personality, and talk show host (d. 2007)
1944 – Townes Van Zandt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1997)
1945 – Elizabeth Moon, American lieutenant and author
1956 – Andrea Levy, English author
1959 – Donna Murphy, American actress and singer
1964 – Wanda Sykes, American comedian, actress, and screenwriter
1967 – Ruthie Henshall, English actress, singer, and dancer
1979 – Amanda Somerville, American singer-songwriter
1980 – Laura Prepon, American actress
…and on this day in history…