Daily Almanac

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

November 27, 2015

Nov 27, 2015

Today is Friday November 27, 2015 331 day of 2015, 34 remaining Sunrise: 7:03 a.m. Sunset: 4:52p.m. 9 hours and 48 minutes of daylight today Moonrise 7:02 p.m. Moonset: 8:37 a.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is Bavarian Cream Pie Day, Black Friday, Buy Nothing Day, Pins and Needles Day as well as You're Welcome Day. On This Day In: 1684 - Japan's shogun Yoshimune Tokugawa was born. 1701 - Anders Celsius was born in Sweden. He was the inventor of the Celsius thermometer. 1779 - The College of Pennsylvania became the University of Pennsylvania.

November 26, 2015

Nov 26, 2015

Today is Thursday November 26, 2015 330 day of 2015, 35 remaining Sunrise: 7:02 a.m. Sunset: 4:52p.m. 9 hours and 50 minutes of daylight today Moonrise 6:06 p.m. Moonset: 7:36 a.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is Thanksgiving Day, National Cake Day ( Have you heard about the Pumple Cake) and Shopping Reminder Day. On This Day In: . 1716 - The first lion to be exhibited in America went on display in Boston, MA. 1731 - English poet William Cowper was born. He is best known for "The Poplar Trees" and "The Task." 1789 - U.S.

National Parfait Day-KALW Almanac-11/25/2015

Nov 25, 2015

National Sardines Day-KALW Almanac-11/24/2015

Nov 24, 2015

National Espresso Day-KALW Almanac-11/23/2015

Nov 23, 2015

National Vichyssoise Day-KALW Almanac-11/18/2015

Nov 18, 2015
  • 322nd Day of 2015 43 Remaining

National Baklava Day-KALW Almanac-11/17/15

Nov 17, 2015
  • 321st Day of 2015 44 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 34 Days
  • Sunrise:6:52
  • Sunset:4:56
  • 10 Hours 4 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:1:44am
  • Moon Set:10:36pm
  • Phase:33% 6 Days
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.

National Fast Food Day-KALW Almanac-11/16/2015

Nov 16, 2015
  • 320th Day of 2015 45 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 35 Days
  • Sunrise:6:51
  • Sunset:4:57
  • 10 Hours 6 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:10:59am
  • Moon Set:9:35pm
  • Phase:24% 5 Days
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.

Friday the 13th-KALW Almanac-11/13/2015

Nov 13, 2015
  • 317th Day of 2015 48 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 38 Days
  • Sunrise:6:48
  • Sunset:4:59
  • 10 Hours 11 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:8:26am
  • Moon Set:6:52pm
  • Phase:4% 2 Days
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.
  • 316th Day of 2015 49 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 39 Days
  • Sunrise:6:47
  • Sunset:5:00
  • 10 Hours 13 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:7:31am
  • Moon Set:6:07pm
  • Phase:1% 1 Day
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.

Veteran's Day - KALW Almanac-11/11/2015

Nov 10, 2015

November 11 is the 315th day of the year  There are 50 days remaining until the end of the year. Sunrise Today: 6:45 AM Sunset Today: 5:02 PM The Moon is relatively new; Only 0.2 percent illuminated Low tide this morning was at 4:27 AM at  2.2 feet  High Tide later this morning at 10:41AM at  5.9  Low tide will be at 5:13 this evening at  -0.2 feet High tide again at 12:11 AM early tomorrow morning at  4.7 feet Today is…  Armistice Day (New Zealand, France, Belgium and Serbia) National Independence Day (Poland), commemorates the anniversary of Poland's assumption of independent statehood

Carl Sagan Day-KALW Almanac-11/09/2015

Nov 9, 2015
  • 313th Day of 2015 52 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 42 Days
  • Sunrise:6:44
  • Sunset:5:02
  • 10 Hours 28 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:4:44am
  • Moon Set:4:15pm
  • Phase:4% 28 Days
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.

National Saxophone Day-KALW Almanac-11/6/2015

Nov 6, 2015
  • 310th Day of 2015 55 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 45 Days
  • Sunrise:6:41
  • Sunset:5:05
  • 10 Hours 24 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:2:00am
  • Moon Set:2:43pm
  • Phase:21% 25 days
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.
  • 309th Day of 2015 56 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 46 Days
  • Sunrise:6:40
  • Sunset:5:06
  • 10 Hours 26 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:1:06am
  • Moon Set:2:13pm
  • Phase:30% 24 Days
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.

King Tut Day-KALW Almanac-11/4/2015

Nov 4, 2015
  • 308th Day of 2015 57 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 47 Days
  • Sunrise:6:39
  • Sunset:5:07
  • 10 Hours 38 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:12:10am
  • Moon Set:1;40pm
  • Phase:39% 23 Days
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.
  • 307th Day of 2015 58 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 48 Days
  • Sunrise:6:38
  • Sunset:5:08
  • 10 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:12:10am(Wednesday)
  • Moon Set:1:05pm
  • Phase: Last Quarter
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.

Dia de los Muertos-KALW Almanac-11-2-2015

Nov 2, 2015
  • 306th Day of 2015 59 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 49 Days
  • Sunrise:6:37
  • Sunset:5:09
  • 10 Hours 32 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:11:14pm
  • Moon Set:12:26pm
  • Phase:58% 21 Days
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.

National Candy Corn Day-KALW Almanac-10-30-2015

Oct 30, 2015
  • 303rd Day of 2015 62 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 53 Days
  • Sunrise:7:33
  • Sunset:6:13
  • 11 Hours 40 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:9:23pm
  • Moon Set:10:56am
  • Phase:86% / 18 Days
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.
  • 302nd Day of 2015 63 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 54 Days
  • Sunrise:7:32
  • Sunset:6:14
  • 11 Hours 42 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:8:29pm
  • Moon Set:9:54am
  • Phase:93%
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.

National Chocolate Day-KALW Almanac-10-28-2015

Oct 28, 2015
  • 201st Day of 2015 64 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 55 Days
  • Sunrise:7:31
  • Sunset:6:15
  • 11 Hours 44 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:7:39pm
  • Moon Set:8:47am
  • Phase:98%
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.

National Chocolate Day-KALW Almanac-10-28-2015

Oct 28, 2015
  • 201st Day of 2015 64 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 55 Days
  • Sunrise:7:31
  • Sunset:6:15
  • 11 Hours 44 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:7:39pm
  • Moon Set:8:47am
  • Phase:98%
  • Next Full Moon November 25 @ 2:44pm
  • This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.

National Black Cat Day-KALW Almanac-10/27/2015

Oct 27, 2015
  • 300th Day of 2015 65 Remaining
  • Winter Begins in 56 Days
  • Sunrise:7:30am
  • Sunset:6:16pm
  • 11 Hours 46 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:6:52pm
  • Moon Set:7:36am
  • Full Moon @ 5:05am
  • This full Moon is often referred to as the Full Hunter’s Moon, Blood Moon, or Sanguine Moon. Many moons ago, Native Americans named this bright moon for obvious reasons.

National Pumpkin Day-KALW Almanac-10/26/2015

Oct 26, 2015
  • 299th Day of 2015 56 Remaining
  • 57 Winter Begins in Days
  • Sunrise:7:29
  • Sunset:6:17
  • 10 Hours 48 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:6:07pm
  • Moon Set:6:24am
  • Phase:99%
  • Full Moon October 27 @ 5:05am
  • Full Hunter’s Moon / Full Sanguine Moon / Full Blood Moon
  • This full Moon is often referred to as the Full Hunter’s Moon, Blood Moon, or Sanguine Moon.

October 23, 2015

Oct 23, 2015

Today is Friday October 23, 2015 295 day of 2015, 70 remaining Sunrise: 7:26 a.m. Sunset: 6:21p.m. 10 hours and 54 minutes of daylight today Moonrise 4:06 p.m. Moonset: 2:53 a.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is National Mole Day, Boston Cream Pie Day, Canning Day and T.V. TALK SHOW HOST DAY On This Day In: 1864 - During the U.S. Civil War, Union forces led by Gen. Samuel R. Curtis defeated the Confederate forces in Missouri that were under Gen. Stirling Price. 1910 - Blanche S. Scott became the first woman to make a public solo airplane flight in the United States.

October 22, 2015

Oct 22, 2015

Today is Thursday October 22, 2015 295 day of 2015, 70 remaining Sunrise: 7:25 a.m. Sunset: 6:22p.m. 10 hours and 57 minutes of daylight today Moonrise 3:26 p.m. Moonset: 1:46 a.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is National Nut Day On This Day In: 1746 - The College of New Jersey was officially chartered. It later became known as Princeton University. 1797 - Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the first recorded parachute jump. He made the jump from about 3,000 feet. 1836 - Sam Houston was inaugurated as the first constitutionally elected president of the Republic of Texas.

October 16, 2015

Oct 16, 2015

Today is Friday October 16, 2015 289 day of 2015, 76 remaining Sunrise: 7:19 a.m. Sunset: 6:30p.m. 11 hours and 10 minutes of daylight today Moonrise 10:36 A.M. Moonset: 9:08 P.M. Special Celebrations today: Today is World Food Day, National Liquer Day, Bosses Day, Dictionary Day and Oatmeal Day On This Day In: 1701 - The Collegiate School was founded in Killingworth, CT. The school moved to New Haven in 1745 and changed its name to Yale College. 1793 - During the French Revolution, Queen Marie Antoinette was beheaded after being convicted of treason.

October 13, 2015

Oct 13, 2015

Today is Tuesday October 13, 2015 286 day of 2015, 79 remaining Sunrise: 7:16 a.m. Sunset: 6:34p.m. 11 hours and 17 minutes of daylight today Moonrise 7:50 A.M. Moonset: 7:14 P.M. Special Celebrations today: Today is Yorkshire Pudding Day as well as National Skeptics Day. On This Day In: 1775 - The U.S. Continental Congress ordered the construction of a naval fleet. 1792 - The cornerstone of the Executive Mansion was laid in Washington, DC. The building became known as the White House in 1818. 1812 - American forces were defeated at the Battle of Queenstown Heights.

October 12, 2015

Oct 12, 2015

Today is Monday October 12, 2015 285 day of 2015, 80 remaining Sunrise: 7:15 a.m. Sunset: 6:36p.m. 11 hours and 20 minutes of daylight today Moonrise 6:55 A.M. Moonset: 6:42 P.M. Special Celebrations today: Today is Columbus Day ( or Indigenous Peoples Day if you prefer) It,s also Cookbook Launch Day, Old Farmers Day, Moment of Frustration Day and Pickled Peppers Week begins today. On This Day In: 1492 - Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer, sighted Watling Island in the Bahamas. He believed that he had found Asia while attempting to find a Western ocean route to India.

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