Daily Almanac

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

Monday June 8, 2015

Jun 8, 2015
  • 159th Day of 2015 206 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 13 Days
  • Sunrise:5:47
  • Sunset:8:30
  • 14 Hours 43 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:12:34am
  • Moon Set:12:10pm
  • Phase:60%
  • Full Moon June 2 @ 9:21am
  • Full Strawberry Moon This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe.

June 05, 2015

Jun 5, 2015

Today is Friday June 05, 2015 179 day of 2015,186 remaining Sunrise: 5:47 a.m. Sunset: 8:28 p.m. 14 hours and 40minutes of daylight today Moonrise: 11:10 p.m. Moonset: 8:54 a.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is : Gingerbread Day, Nt'l. Doghnut Day and World Environment Day on this day in.... 1595 - Henry IV's army defeated the Spanish at the Battle of Fontaine-Francaise. 1752 - Benjamin Franklin flew a kite for the first time to demonstrate that lightning was a form of electricity. 1794 - The U.S. Congress prohibited citizens from serving in any foreign armed forces.

May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015

Today is Thursday May 28, 2015 179 day of 2015,186 remaining Sunrise: 5:50 a.m. Sunset: 8:23 p.m. 14 hours and 32 minutes of daylight today Moonrise: 3:46 p.m. Moonset: 3:01 a.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is :Amnesty International Day ,Nat'l Brisket Day and Hambuger Day on this day in.... 585 BC - Thales Miletus predicted a solar eclipse. 585BC - The Persian-Lydian battle ended. 1533 - England's Archbishop declared the marriage of King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid. 1805 - Napoleon was crowned in Milan, Italy.

May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015

Today is Tuesday May 26, 2015 177 day of 2015,188 remaining Sunrise: 5:51 a.m. Sunset: 8:21 p.m. 14 hours and 30minutes of daylight today Moonrise: 1:56 p.m. Moonset: 2:00 a.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is :Sally Ride Day, Blueberry Cheesecake Day and Cherry Dessert Day. on this day in.... 0017 - Germanicus of Rome celebrated his victory over the Germans. 1328 - William of Ockham was forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII. 1521 - Martin Luther was banned by the Edict of Worms because of his religious beliefs and writings.

May 25, 2015

May 25, 2015

Today is Monday May 25, 2015 176 day of 2015,189 remaining Sunrise: 5:52 a.m. Sunset: 8:21 p.m. 14 hours and 29minutes of daylight today Moonrise: 1:01 p.m. Moonset: 1:29 a.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is : Memorial Day ,Nat'l Missing Childrens Day,Tap Dancing Day,Victoria Day in Canada, Nat'l Wine Day and National Brown Bag It Day. on this day in.... 585 BC - The first known prediction of a solar eclipse was made in Greece. 1085 - Alfonso VI took Toledo, Spain from the Moslems.

Monday May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015
  • 131st Day of 2015 234 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 42 Days
  • Sunrise:6:02
  • Sunset:8:08
  • 14 Hours 7 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:1:53am
  • Moon Set:1:11pm
  • Phase:Last Quarter
  • Full Moon June 2 @ 9:21am

Full Strawberry Moon This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe.

Friday May 8, 2015

May 8, 2015
  • 128th Day of 2015 237 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 44 Days
  • Sunrise:6:05
  • Sunset:8:06
  • 14 Hours 1 Minute
  • Moon Rise:12:24am(Saturday)
  • Moon Set:10:01am
  • Phase:
  • Full Moon June 2 @ 9:21am

Full Strawberry Moon This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe.

Thursday May 7, 2015

May 7, 2015
  • 127th Day of 2015 238 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 45 Days
  • Sunrise:6:06
  • Sunset:8:05
  • 13 Hours 59 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:11:34pm
  • Moon Set:9:04am
  • Phase:86%
  • Full Moon June 2 @ 9:21am

Full Strawberry Moon This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe.

Wednesday May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015
  • 126th Day of 2015 239 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 46 Days
  • Sunrise:6:07
  • Sunset:8:05
  • 13 Hours 58 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:10:41pm
  • Moon Set:8:12am
  • Phase:93%
  • Full Moon May 3 @ 8:44pm

Full Flower Moon In most areas, flowers are abundant everywhere during this time. Thus, the name of this Moon. Other names include the Full Corn Planting Moon, or the Milk Moon.

Tuesday May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015
  • 125th Day of 2015 240 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 47 Days
  • Sunrise:6:08
  • Sunset:8:04
  • 13 Hours 56 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:9:45pm
  • Moon Set:7:26am
  • Phase:97%
  • Full Moon May 3 @ 8:44pm

Full Flower Moon In most areas, flowers are abundant everywhere during this time. Thus, the name of this Moon. Other names include the Full Corn Planting Moon, or the Milk Moon.

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