KALW's Daily Almanac

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5:33am

Wed October 24, 2012
KALW Almanac

Wednesday October 24, 2012

1901 - Niagara Falls (highlighted story below)
  • 298th Day of 2012 / 68 Remaining
  • 58 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:27
  • Sunset:6:20
  • 10 Hours 53 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:3:33om
  • Moon Set:2:34am
  • Moon’s Phase: 77 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • October 29 @ 12:50 pm
  • Full Hunter’s Moon
  • Full Harvest Moon

This full Moon is often referred to as the Full Hunter’s Moon, Blood Moon, or Sanguine Moon.

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5:38am

Tue October 23, 2012
KALW Almanac

Tuesday October 23, 2012

1956 - Hungary protests Soviet occupation (highlighted story below)
  • 297th Day of 2012 / 69 Remaining
  • 59 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:26
  • Sunset:6:20
  • 10 Hours 54 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 3:02pm
  • Moon Set:1:30am
  • Moon’s Phase: %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • October 29 @ 12:50 pm
  • Full Hunter’s Moon
  • Full Harvest Moon

This full Moon is often referred to as the Full Hunter’s Moon, Blood Moon, or Sanguine Moon.

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5:04am

Mon October 22, 2012
KALW Almanac

Monday October 22, 2012

1962 - JFK announces blockade of Cuba (highlighted story below)
  • 296th Day of 2012 / 70 Remaining
  • 60 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:25
  • Sunset:6:23
  • 10 Hours 58 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 2:26pm
  • Moon Set:12:26am
  • Moon’s Phase: 57 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • October 29 @ 12:50 pm
  • Full Hunter’s Moon
  • Full Harvest Moon

This full Moon is often referred to as the Full Hunter’s Moon, Blood Moon, or Sanguine Moon.

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5:38am

Thu October 18, 2012
KALW Almanac

Thursday October 18, 2012

1933 - R Buckminster Fuller's "Dymaxion" car (highlighted story below)
  • 292nd Day of 2012 / 74 Remaining
  • 64 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:21
  • Sunset:6:28
  • 11 Hours 7 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 11:06am
  • Moon Set:9:13pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 15 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • October 29 @ 12:50 pm
  • Full Hunter’s Moon
  • Full Harvest Moon

This full Moon is often referred to as the Full Hunter’s Moon, Blood Moon, or Sanguine Moon.

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6:28am

Wed October 17, 2012
KALW Almanac

Wednesday October 17, 2012

1989 - Loma Prieta Earthquake (highlighted story below)
  • 291st Day of 2012 / 75 Remaining
  • 65 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:21
  • Sunset:6:29
  • 11 Hours 8 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:9:59am
  • Moon Set:8:15pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 8 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • October 29 @ 12:50 pm
  • Full Hunter’s Moon
  • Full Harvest Moon

This full Moon is often referred to as the Full Hunter’s Moon, Blood Moon, or Sanguine Moon.

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