Today Wednesday, 6th of September of 2017 is the 249th day of the year...
There are 116 days remaining until the end of the year.
426 days until Mid-Term Elections on Tuesday November 6, 2018
(1 year 1 month and 31 days from today)
1154 days until the next Presidential Election on Tuesday November 3, 2020
(3 years 1 month and 28 days from today)
The sun will rise this morning at 6:45 am
and the sun will set at 7:30 pm.
Today we will have 12 hours and 45 minutes of daylight.
Solar Noon will be at 1:08 pm.
The first low tide will be at 6:06 am
and the next low tide at 6:16 pm.
The only high tide of the day will be at 12:52 pm.
Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)
Moon Direction:↑ 239.52° WSW
Moon Altitude: 22.57°
Moon Distance: 238361 mi
Next New Moon: Sep 19, 2017 at 10:29 pm
Next Full Moon: Oct 5, 2017 at 11:40 am
Next Moonset Today at 7:02 am
Today is also…
The earliest date on which the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance is performed
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share this day with…
1925 – Jimmy Reed, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1976)
1928 – Robert M. Pirsig, American novelist and philosopher (d. 2017)
1937 – Jo Anne Worley, American actress, comedian, and singer
1939 – David Allan Coe, American outlaw country music singer-songwriter and guitarist
1943 – Roger Waters, English singer-songwriter and bass player
1947 – Sylvester, American singer-songwriter (d. 1988)
1952 – Buddy Miller, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1958 – Jeff Foxworthy, American comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter
1963 – Alice Sebold, American author
1979 – Foxy Brown, American rapper
On this day in history...
1972 – Munich massacre: Nine Israeli athletes taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games by the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group die (as did a German policeman) at the hands of the kidnappers during a failed rescue attempt. Two other Israeli athletes were slain in the initial attack the previous day