KALW's Daily Almanac

Sunrise ... sunset ... tides ... annual rainfall ... on this day in history ... international holiday celebrations ... full moon lore ... and more.  Tune in for the Daily Almanac Monday through Friday at 5:49am and 8:49am.

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Thu May 28, 2015
Daily ALmanac

May 28, 2015

Amnesty International Day

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.

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Wed May 27, 2015
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

GG Bridge opened to pedestrian traffic on this day in 1937.

147th day of 2015; 218 remaining

Tides at the Golden Gate
High: 7:53am/8:37pm
Low: 2:13am/1:40pm

Sunrise: 5:52am
Sunset: 8:22pm

Moonrise: 2:30am (60% visible)
Moonset: 2:51pm

Special celebrations & commemorations today include...

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Tue May 26, 2015
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May 26, 2015

Sally Ride Day

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.

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Mon May 25, 2015
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May 25, 2015

Memorial Day

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.

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Fri May 22, 2015
KALW Almanac

Friday May 22, 2015

National Buy An Instrument Day
  • 142nd Day of 2015 223 Remaining
  • Summer Begins in 30 Days
  • Sunrise:5:53
  • Sunset:8:18
  • 14 Hours 25 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:10:14am
  • Moon Set:12:18am (Saturday)
  • Phase:23%
  • Full Moon June 2 @ 9:21am
  • Full Strawberry Moon This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe.
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