Daily Almanac

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

St Patrick's Day-KALW Almanac-March 17, 2016

Mar 17, 2016

Artichoke Heart Day-KALW Almanac-3/16/2016

Mar 16, 2016

Ides Of March-KALW Almanac-3/15/2016

Mar 15, 2016

Pi Day March 14, 2016

Mar 14, 2016
  • 74th Day of 2016 290 Remaining
  • Spring Begins in 6 Days
  • Sunrise: 7:19
  • Sunset: 7:17
  • 11 Hours 58 Minutes
  • Moon Rise: 11:31am
  • Moon Set: 12:54am
  • Phase: 38% 6 Days
  • Next Full Moon January 23 @ 5:46pm
  • Full Wolf Moon Amid the cold and deep snows of midwinter, the wolf packs howled hungrily outside Indian villages. Thus, the name for January’s full Moon.

January 18, 2016

Jan 18, 2016

Today is Monday January 18, 2016 The eighteenth day of 2016-- 348 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 7:22 a.m. set: 5:18 p.m. 9:55 hours of daylight Moonrise: 1:01 p.m. set: 2:02 a.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, National Day of Service Day, National Crowd Feed Day, National Peking Duck Dayand Winnie the Pooh Day. This day in History: 1803 - Thomas Jefferson, in secret communication with Congress, sought authorization for the first official exploration by the U.S. government.

Friday January 15, 2016

Jan 15, 2016

 

January 15
 
January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the calendar. 
There are 351 days remaining until the end of the year 2016
 
the sun will rise in San Francisco at 7:24 am 
and sunset will be at 5:15 pm. 

January 08, 2016

Jan 8, 2016

Today is Friday January 8th 2016 The eighth day of 2016-- 358 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 7:25 a.m. set: 5:08 p.m. 9:42 hours of daylight Moonrise: 5:57 a.m. set: 4:19 p.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is Argyle DAY, Bubble Bath Day,Earth Rotation Day, National English Toffee Day, War on Poverty Day and National Womans Day. This day in History: 1642 - Astronomer Galileo Galilei died in Arcetri, Italy. 1675 - The first corporation was chartered in the United States. The company was the New York Fishing Company.

January 07, 2016

Jan 7, 2016

Today is Thursday January 7th 2016 The seventh day of 2016-- 359 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 7:25 a.m. set: 5:07 p.m. 9:41 hours of daylight Moonrise: 5:02 a.m. set: 3:27 p.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is Harlem Globetrotters Day, I'm Not Gonna Take it Anymore Day, International Programmers Day, National Bobblehead Day, Orthodox Christmas and National Tempura DAy. This day in History: 1558 - Calais, the last English possession on mainland France, was recaptured by the French. 1610 - Galileo Galilei sighted four of Jupiter's moons.

National Spaghetti Day-KALW Almanac-1/4/2015

Jan 4, 2016

Happy New Year- January 1, 2016

Jan 1, 2016

Today is Friday January 1st 2016 The first day of 2016 365 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 7:25 a.m. set: 5:01 p.m. 9:36 hours of daylight SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; New Years Day, NATIONAL BLOODY MARY DAY, AND IN THE UK IT'S NATIONAL HANGOVER DAY This day in History: .0404 - The last gladiator competition was held in Rome. 1622 - The Papal Chancery adopted January 1st as the beginning of the New Year (instead of March 25th). 1772 - The first traveler's checks were issued in London.

December 31, 2015

Dec 31, 2015

Today is Thursday December 31th Last day of 2015 Sunrise this morning 7:24 a.m. set: 5:01 p.m. 9:36 hours of daylight Moon rises at 11:30p.m. set 11:416a.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; National Champagne Day, New Years Eve and Unlucky Day This day in History: .1687 - The first Huguenots set sail from France for the Cape of Good Hope, where they would later create the South African wine industry with the vines they took with them on the voyage. 1695 - The window tax was imposed in Britain, which resulted in many windows being bricked up.

December 30, 2015

Dec 30, 2015

Today is Wednesday December 30th There are only 2 days until the end of 2015 Sunrise this morning 7:24 a.m. set: 5:00 p.m. Moon rises at 10:34p.m. set 10:45 a.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; National Bicarbonate of Soda Day This day in History: 1460 - At the Battle of Wakefield, in England's Wars of the Roses, the Duke of York was defeated and killed by the Lancastrians. 1853 - The United States bought about 45,000 square miles of land from Mexico in a deal known as the Gadsden Purchase.

Chocolate Candy Day-KALW Almanac-12/28/2015

Dec 28, 2015

December 25, 2015

Dec 25, 2015

Today is Friday December 25th Christmas Day There are only 7 days until the end of 2015 Sunrise this morning 7:23 a.m. set: 4:56 p.m. Moon rises at 4:56p.m. set 7:18 a.m. and the full cold moon begins at 6:11 a.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Christmas Day, National Pumpkin Pie Day This day in History: 0800 - Charlemagne was crowned first Holy Roman Emperor in Rome by Pope Leo III. 1066 - William the Conqueror was crowned king of England. 1223 - St. Francis of Assisi assembled one of the first Nativity scenes, in Greccio, Italy. 1776 - Gen.

December 24, 2015

Dec 24, 2015

Today is Thursday December 24th Christmas eve There are only 8 days until the end of 2015 Sunrise this morning 7:20 a.m. set: 4:54 p.m. 9 hrs 34 mins of daylight Moon rises at 4:44p.m. set 6:17 a.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY;Christmas Eve, National Egg Nog Day This day in History: 1814 - The War of 1812 between the U.S. and Britain was ended with the signing of the Treaty of Ghent in Belgium. 1818 - Franz Gruber of Oberndorf, Germany composed the music for "Silent Night" to words written by Josef Mohr.

Cookie Exchange Day-KALW Almanac-12/22/2015

Dec 22, 2015

World Monkey Day-KALW Almanac-12/14/2015

Dec 14, 2015

National Brownie Day-KALW Almanac-12/08/2015

Dec 8, 2015

National Cookies Day-KALW Almanac-12/04/2015

Dec 4, 2015

National Pie Day-KALW Almanac-12/01/2015

Dec 1, 2015

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