Daily Almanac


Tue August 14, 2012

Tuesday August 14, 2012

1980 - Lenin Shipyard / Gdansk Poland (highlighted story below)
  • 227th Day of 2012 / 139 Remaining
  • 39 Days Until Autumn Begins
  • Sunrise:6:25
  • Sunset:8:04
  • 13 Hours 41 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:3:30am
  • Moon Set:6:01am
  • Moon’s Phase: 9 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • August 31st @ 6:57am
  • Blue Moon

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Mon August 13, 2012

Monday August 13, 2012

1952 - 1st Recording of "Hound Dog" (highlighted story below)
  • 226th Day of 2012 / 140 Remaining
  • 40 Days Until Autumn Begins
  • Sunrise:6:24
  • Sunset:8:06
  • 13 Hours 42 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:2:35am
  • Moon Set:5:19pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 15 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • August 31 @ 8:27pm
  • Full Sturgeon Moon

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Fri August 10, 2012
KALW Almanac

August 10, 2012

222th day of 2012, 144 remaining

Sunrise: 6:21am
Sunset: 8:08pm

41% of the moon is visible, setting at 2:52pm, rising at 12:14am

Low Tides at the Golden Gate: 12:51am/12:11pm
High Tides: 7:53am/6:29pm

Special Celebrations today:

Elvis week begins today in Memphis

The 3-day Kool-Aid Days ce;ebration begins today in Hastings, Nebraska,the proud home of Kool-Aid

Today is National S'mores Day

National Lazy Day

National Duran Duran Appreciation Day

Independence Day in Ecuador

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Thu August 9, 2012
KALW Almanac

August 9, 2012

221 day 145 left in the year

Sunrise : 6:20am
Sunset: 8:09pm

50% of the moon is visible, setting at 8:02am, rising at 9:01pm

Low Tides at the Golden Gate: 11:06am
High Tides: 6:17am/5:36pm

Special Celebrations today:

National Hand Holding Day

Send as E-mail Greeting Day

National Rice Pudding Day

National Clean out the Kitchen cabinets Day

National Women's Day in South Africa

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Wed August 8, 2012
KALW Almanac

August 08, 2012

221th day of 2012, 145 remaining

Sunrise: 6:19am
Sunset: 8:10pm

59% of the moon is visible, setting at 1:02pm, rising at 11:36pm

Low Tides at the Golden Gate: 10:13am/11:44pm
High Tides: 4:54am/1144pm

Special Celebrations today:

Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Night

Happiness Happens Day

National Frozen Custard Day

Farmers Day in Tanzania

On this day in...

1923: Clarinetist Benny Goodman got his first professional job as a band leader on a Chicago excursion boat.  He was 14 years old.

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