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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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5:39am

Tue October 16, 2012
KALW Almanac

Tuesday October 16, 2012

1962 - SF Giants lose Game 7 of the World Series (highlighted story below)
  • 290th Day of 2012 / 76 Remaining
  • 66 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:20
  • Sunset:6:31
  • 11 Hours 11 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 8:48am
  • Moon Set: 7:23pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 2 %
  • 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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5:48am

Mon October 15, 2012
KALW Almanac

Monday October 15, 2012

1955 - Grand Ole Opry's TV debut (highlighted story below)
  • 289th Day of 2012 / 77 Remaining
  • 67 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:19
  • Sunset:6:32
  • 11 Hours 13 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 7:35am
  • Moon Set:6:37pm
  • Moon’s Phase: New Moon
  • 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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5:39am

Fri October 12, 2012
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Friday October 12, 2012

1960 Nikita Khrushchev at the U.N. (highlighted story below)
  • 286th Day of 2012 / 80 Remaining
  • 70 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:16
  • Sunset:6:36
  • 11 Hours 20 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 4:08am
  • Moon Set:4:46pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 10 %
  • 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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