Daily Almanac

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

National Pecan Day-KALW Almanac-4/14/2016

Apr 14, 2016

National Scrabble Day-KALW Almanac-4/13/2016

Apr 13, 2016

April Fools Day-KALW Almanac-4/1/2016

Apr 1, 2016

Cesar Chavez Day-KALW Almanac-3/31-2016

Mar 31, 2016

Vietnam Veterans Day-KALW Almanac-3/28/2016

Mar 29, 2016

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.