KALW's Daily Almanac

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5:24am

Wed November 28, 2012
KALW Almanac

Wednesday November 28, 2012

1943 - Tehran (highlighted story below)
  • 333rd Day of 2012 / 33 Remaining
  • 23 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:04
  • Sunset:4:52
  • 9 Hours 48 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:5:10pm
  • Moon Set:7:06am
  • Moon’s Phase: Full Moon
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frost Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps

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5:54am

Tue November 27, 2012
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Tuesday November 27, 2012

1978 - Assassinations at SF City Hall (highlighted story below)
  • 332nd Day of 2012 / 34 Remaining
  • 24 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:03
  • Sunset:4:52
  • 9 Hours 49 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:4:26pm
  • Moon Set:6:13am
  • Moon’s Phase: 97 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froz

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6:15am

Mon November 26, 2012
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Monday November 26, 2012

  • 331st Day of 2012 / 35 Remaining
  • 25 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:02
  • Sunset:4:53
  • 9 Hours 49 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise3:46pm:
  • Moon Set:5:18am
  • Moon’s Phase: 97 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froz

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6:17am

Fri November 23, 2012
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November 23, 2012

327h day of 2012, 39 remaining


Sunrise: 6:59am
Sunset: 4:54pm


78% of the moon is visible, setting at 2:27am, rising at 2:06pm


Low Tides at the Golden Gate: 12:55am/2:19pm
High Tides: 7:45am/8:41pm


Special Celebrations today:


Today is -Sinkie Day, sponsored by the International Association of People Who Dine Over the Kitchen Sink
It's National Flossing Day
Plan Your Dagwood Sandwich Day
Can You Find Your Old Rubik's Cube and Still Work It Day
and
Labor Thanksgiving Day in Japan

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6:45am

Thu November 22, 2012
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November 22, 2012


326h day of 2012, 40 remaining


Sunrise: 6:58am
Sunset: 4:54pm


70% of the moon is visible, setting at 1:36pm, rising at 1:28am


Low Tides at the Golden Gate: 12:02am/1:27pm
High Tides: 7:04am/7:31pm


Special Celebrations today:


Today is -Thanksgiving Day in tne U.S. by presidential proclamation
It is also National Go For A Ride Day
Start Your Own Country Day
Independence Day in Lebanon
It is the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, the patron of music and musicians

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