Daily Almanac

The Daily Almanac, brought to you by KALW's morning host Joe Burke.

Almanac - Friday 11/24/17

Nov 24, 2017

Daily Almanac Friday November 24, 2017

Almanac - Thursday 11/23/17

Nov 23, 2017

Daily Almanac Thursday November 23, 2017

Almanac July 21 ,2017

Jul 21, 2017

Today is Friday July 21, 2017 The 202nd day of 2017-- 167 left Sunrise this morning 6:02 a.m. set: 8:29 p.m. 14:26 hours of daylight Moonrise: 1:49 a.m. set:3:40 p.m.

SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY: Today is :National Junk Food Day, No Pet Store Puppies Day and Legal Drinking Age Day

Almanac July 14, 2017

Jul 14, 2017

Today is Friday July 14, 2017 The 195th day of 2017-- 170 left Sunrise this morning 5:59 a.m. set: 8:31 p.m. 14:31 hours of daylight Moonrise: Previous Day set:11:20 a.m.

SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY: Today is :International Nude Day, National Collector Car Appreciation Day, National Motorcycle Day, National Mac and Cheese Day, Pandemonium Day and Shark Awareness Day.

June 09, 2017

Jun 9, 2017

Today is Friday June 09, 2017 The 160th day of 2017-- 205 left Sunrise this morning 5:47 a.m. set: 8:29 p.m. 14:41 hours of daylight Moonrise: 6:00 p.m. set: 4:20 a.m.June’s Full Strawberry Moon got its name because the Algonquin tribes knew it as a signal to gather ripening fruit. It was often known as the Full Rose Moon in Europe and the Honey Moon. It is being called a “minimoon” because it will appear as the smallest Moon of the year as it’s furthest from Earth.

April 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017

Today is Friday April 28, 2017 The 118th day of 2017-- 247 left Sunrise this morning 6:15 a.m. set: 7:58 p.m. 13:42 hours of daylight Moonrise: 8:20 a.m. set: 10:46 p.m. . SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY: Today is :Arbor Day, Biological Clock Day, National Hairball Awareness Day,National Blueberry Pie Day,National Superhero's Day, Teach your children to save Day and World Day for Safety and Health at Work Day. This day in History: 0357 - Constantius II visited Rome for the first time. 1282 - Villagers in Palermo led a revolt against French rule in Sicily.

April 21, 2017

Apr 21, 2017

Today is Friday April 21, 2017 The 111th day of 2017-- 254 left Sunrise this morning 6:24 a.m. set: 7:51 p.m. 13:27 hours of daylight Moonrise: 3:40 a.m. set: 2:47 p.m. . SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY: Today is :Chocolate Covered Cashews Day, Kindergarten Day, NTL Surprise Drug Test Day, Yellow Bat Day, National Day of Silence Day. This day in History: 753 BC - Today is the traditional date of the foundation of Rome. 43 BC - Marcus Antonius was defeated by Octavian near Modena, Italy. 1526 - Mongol Emperor Babur annihilated the Indian Army of Ibrahim Lodi.

April 14, 2017

Apr 14, 2017

Today is Friday April 14, 2017 The 104th day of 2017-- 261 left Sunrise this morning 6:34 a.m. set: 7:45 p.m. 13:11 hours of daylight Moonrise: 11:06 p.m. set: 8:54 a.m. . SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY: Today is :International Moment of Laughter Day, Dictionary Day, National Dolphin Day, Pecan Day, Ex Spouse Day, World Marbles Day, Pan American Day and Reach As High As You Can Day, This day in History: 1775 - The first abolitionist society in U.S. was organized in Philadelphia with Ben Franklin as president.

March 31, 2017

Mar 31, 2017

Today is Friday March 31, 2017 The 90th day of 2017-- 275 left Sunrise this morning 6:54 a.m. set: 7:32 p.m. 12:38 hours of daylight Moonrise: 9:41 a.m. set: 11:55 p.m. . SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY: Today is :International Transgender Day of Visibility, National Prom Day, Cesar Chavez Day, Bunsen Burner Day, Oranges and Lemons Day, National Clams on the Half shell Day and Tater Day.

Daily Almanac March 24, 2017

Mar 24, 2017

Today is Friday March 24, 2017 The 83rd day of 2017-- 282 left Sunrise this morning 7:05 a.m. set: 7:26 p.m. 12:21 hours of daylight Moonrise: 5:06 a.m. set: 4:02 p.m. . SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY: Today is :Natoinal Chocolate Covered Raisin Day, Red Nose Day and World T.B. Day This day in History: 1379 - The Gelderse war ended. 1545 - German Parliament opened in Worms. 1550 - France and England signed the Peace of Boulogne. 1629 - In Virginia, the first game law was passed in the American colonies.

KALW Daily Almanac: March 13, 2017

Mar 13, 2017

Today is Monday March 13, 2017 The 72nd day of 2017-- 293 left Sunrise this morning 7:21 a.m. set: 7:15 p.m. 11:54 hours of daylight Moonrise: 8:35 p.m. set:8:09 a.m. . SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY: Today is :Donald Duck Day, Earmuffs Day, Fill our staplers Day, K9 Veteran Day, L. Ron Hubbard Day, Napping Day, Smart and Sexy Day.

January 05, 2017

Jan 5, 2017

Today is Thursday January 05, 2017 The 5th day of 2017-- 360 left Sunrise this morning 7:25 a.m. set: 5:05 p.m. 9:40 hours of daylight Moonrise: 12:02 p.m. set: next day . And the moon is in it's first quarter . SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is national whipped cream day as well as Bird day. This day in History: 1781 - Richmond, VA, was burned by a British naval expedition led by Benedict Arnold. 1885 - The Long Island Railroad Company became the first to offer piggy-back rail service which was the transportation of farm wagons on trains.

November 24, 2016

Nov 24, 2016

Today is Thursday November 24, 2016 The 329th day of 2016-- 37 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 7:00 a.m. set: 4:52 p.m. 9:52 hours of daylight Moonrise: 2:28 a.m. set: 2:38 p.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is THANKSGIVING DAY (2016). The first national Thanksgiving Day, proclaimed by President George Washington, was celebrated on Nov. 26, 1789, the LAST Thursday of the month. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving an Official Annual Holiday to be commemorated on the LAST Thursday in November. In 1939 President Franklin D.

September 16, 2016

Sep 16, 2016

Today is Friday September 16, 2016 The 260th day of 2016-- 106 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 6:53 a.m. set: 7140 p.m. 12:20 hours of daylight Moonrise: 7:28 p.m. set: 6:40 a.m. And this year the Full Harvest Moon brings with it at 12:45 p.m. today, a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day,Ntil. Guacamole Day, Mayflower Day, Ntl. POW/MIA Recognition Day, Stepfamily Day, Constitution Pledge Across America Day, International Day for the preservation of the ozone layer.

September 02, 2016

Sep 2, 2016

Today is Friday September 02, 2016 The 246th day of 2016-- 120 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 6:39 a.m. set: 7:40 p.m. 13:01 hours of daylight Moonrise: 4:57 a.m. set: 6:47 p.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is VJ Day, Calendar Adjustment Day, Blueberry popcicle Day, World Coconut Day, Bring your manners to work and Hug your Boss day, National No Patrick Day if you're into SpongeBob Square pants and Independence DAy in Vietnam. This day in History: 31 B.C. - The Roman leader Octavian defeated the alliance of Mark Antony and Cleopatra.

August 25, 2016

Aug 25, 2016

Today is Thursday August 25, 2016 The 238th day of 2016-- 128 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 6:35 a.m. set: 7:47 p.m. 13:12 hours of daylight Moonrise: 12:17 a.m. set: 2:35 p.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is National Park Service Day, Second Hand Wardrobe Day, Natl. Bananna Split Day, Ntl Whiskey Sour Day , Kiss and Make up Day and Independence Day in Uruguay. This day in History: 1718 - Hundreds of colonists from France arrived in Louisiana. Some settled in present-day New Orleans. 1814 - The U.S.

August 19, 2016

Aug 19, 2016

Today is Friday August 19, 2016 The 232th day of 2016-- 134 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 6:29 a.m. set: 7:55 p.m. 13:24 hours of daylight Moonrise: 8:55 p.m. set: 7:53 a.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is National Aviation Day, Ntl Mens Grooming Day, Ntl Hot and Spicy Food Day, Ntl Potato Day, World Humanitarian Day and Independence Day in Afghanistan. This day in History: 1812 - "Old Ironsides" (the USS Constitution) won a battle against the British frigate Guerriere east of Nova Scotia.

August 12, 2016

Aug 12, 2016

Today is Friday August 12, 2016 The 225th day of 2016-- 141 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 6:23 a.m. set: 8:05 p.m. 13:41 hours of daylight Moonrise: 3:35 p.m. set: 1:18 a.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is Toasted Almond Bar Day, Juliene Fries Day, Kool-Aid Day, U.N. International Youth Day and Vinyl Record Day. This day in History: 1676 - "King Phillip's War" came to an end with the killing of Indian chief King Phillip. The war between the Indians and the Europeans lasted for two years.

July 22, 2016

Jul 22, 2016

Today is Friday July 22, 2016 The 204th day of 2016-- 162 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 6:06 a.m. set: 8:26 p.m. 14:19 hours of daylight Moonrise: 10:19 p.m. set: 9:01 a.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is Casual Pi Day. The mathematical constant p (pi) is special for a number of reasons. One of them is that there are at least two holidays dedicated to pi: Pi Day celebrated on March 14 and Pi Approximation Day observed on July 22. The number pi is the ratio of the circle's circumference to its diameter.

June 24, 2016

Jun 24, 2016

Today is Friday June 24, 2016 The 176th day of 2016-- 190 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 5:49 a.m. set: 8:35 p.m. 14:46 hours of daylight Moonrise: 11:40 p.m. set: 10:05 a.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is National Praline Day,Take your dog to work Day, Macau Day in China, John's Day in Latvia and Celebrate th Senses Day This day in History: 1314 - Scottish forces led by Robert the Bruce won over Edward II of England at the Battle of Bannockburn in Scotland. 1340 - The English fleet defeated the French fleet at Sluys, off the Flemish coast.

May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016

Today is Thursday May 26, 2016 The 147th day of 2016-- 219 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 5:51 a.m. set: 8:22 p.m. 14:31 hours of daylight Moonrise: previous day set: 2:02 a.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is National Blueberry Cheescake Day, National Cherry Dessert Day, Independence Day in Georgia and Sorry Day in Australia. This day in History: 0017 - Germanicus of Rome celebrated his victory over the Germans. 1328 - William of Ockham was forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII.

National Arbor Day-KALW Almanac-4/29/2016

Apr 29, 2016

World Guide Dog Day-KALW Almanac-4/27/2016

Apr 27, 2016

Pretzel Day-KALW Almanac-4/26/2016

Apr 26, 2016

Zucchini Bread Day-KALW Almanac-4/25/2016

Apr 25, 2016

National Garlic Day-KALW Almanac-4/19/2016

Apr 19, 2016

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