KALW's Daily Almanac

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6:11am

Tue July 17, 2012
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Tuesday July 17, 2012

1944 - Port Chicago Explosion (highlighted story below)
  • 199th Day of 2012 / 167 Remaining
  • 67 Days Until Autumn Begins
  • Sunrise:6:02
  • Sunset:8:30
  • 14 Hours 28 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:4:44am
  • Moon Set:7:25pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 2 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • August 1 @ 8:27pm
  • Full Sturgeon Moon
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5:45am

Tue July 17, 2012
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Tuesday July 17, 2012

1938 - Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan (highlighted story below)

5:39am

Mon July 16, 2012
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Monday July 16, 2012

1935 - First Parking Meter, Oklahoma City (highlighted story below)
  • 198th Day of 2012 / 168 Remaining
  • 68 Days Until Autumn Begins
  • Sunrise:6:01
  • Sunset:8:31
  • 14 Hours 30 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:3:50am
  • Moon Set:6:41pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 6 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • August 1 @ 8:27pm
  • Full Sturgeon Moon
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5:43am

Fri July 13, 2012
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Friday the 13th of July 2012

1985 - Live Aid (highlighted story below)
  • 195th Day of 2012 / 171 Remaining
  • 71 Days Until Autumn Begins
  • Sunrise:5:59
  • Sunset:8:32
  • 14 Hours 33 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:1:38am
  • Moon Set:4:08pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 25 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • August 1 @ 8:27pm
  • Full Sturgeon Moon
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5:32am

Thu July 12, 2012
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Thursday July 12, 2012

1979 - Disco Demolition Night, Chicago (highlighted story below)
  • 194th Day of 2012 / 172 Remaining
  • 72 Days Until Autumn Begins
  • Sunrise:5:58
  • Sunset:8:33
  • 14 Hours 35 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:1:03am
  • Moon Set:3:13pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 34 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • August 1 @ 8:27pm
  • Full Sturgeon Moon
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