326h day of 2012, 40 remaining
70% of the moon is visible, setting at 1:36pm, rising at 1:28am
Low Tides at the Golden Gate: 12:02am/1:27pm
High Tides: 7:04am/7:31pm
Special Celebrations today:
Today is -Thanksgiving Day in tne U.S. by presidential proclamation
It is also National Go For A Ride Day
Start Your Own Country Day
Independence Day in Lebanon
It is the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, the patron of music and musicians
On this day in...
1917 - The National Hockey League was founded.
1963 - U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated during a motorcade in Dallas.
1968 - The Beatles released their 29-song double album entitled"The Beatles" which became known as "The White Album".
1986 - At age 20, Mike Tyson became the youngest world heavyweight boxing champion. .
1995 - Walt Disney's "Toy Story" opened. It was the first computer-animated movie.
If today's your birthday, you share it with:
tennis pro Boris Becker 45
tennis pro Billy Jean King 69
Actress Jamie Lee Cutris 54
Mariel Hemmingway 51
Scarlett Johansson 28
Robert Vaughn 80
baseball's Greg Luzinski 62
Tags: Daily Almanac/tides