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5:21am

Wed July 4, 2012
KALW Almanac

July 4, 2012

Sunrise: 5:53am
Sunset: 8:35pm

Tides at the Golden Gate
High:  1:46pm
Low:  6:34am, 6:29pm

99% of Moon visible, rising at 9:20pm

Holidays & Celebrations
Birthday of Queen Sonja - Norway
Day of Agwe - Haiti
Family Day - Lesotho
Fisherman's Day - Marshall Islands
Independence Day - US, Rwanda
King's Day - Tonga

Sidewalk Egg Frying Day

Significant Events of July 4:

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5:56am

Tue July 3, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Tuesday July 3, 2012

1863 - Battle of Gettysburg (highlighted story below)
  • 184th Day of 2012 / 182 Remaining
  • 81 Days Until Autumn Begins
  • Sunrise:5:53
  • Sunset:8:36
  • 14 Hours 43 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:8:35pm
  • Moon Set:5:52am
  • Moon’s Phase: 100 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • July 3 @ 11:51am
  • Full Buck Moon
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5:28am

Mon July 2, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Monday July 2, 2012

1937 - Amelia Earhart lost at sea (highlighted story below)
  • 183rd Day of 2012 / 183 Remaining
  • 82 Days Until Autumn Begins
  • Sunrise:5:52
  • Sunset:8:36
  • 14 Hours 44 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:7:44pm
  • Moon Set:4:45am
  • Moon’s Phase: 99 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • July 3 @ 11:51am
  • Full Buck Moon
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5:27am

Fri June 29, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Friday June 29, 2012

1860 - Minot's Lighthouse Massachusetts (highlighted story below)
  • 181st Day of 2012 / 185 Remaining
  • 85 Days Until Autumn Begins
  • Sunrise:5:51
  • Sunset:8:36
  • 14 Hours 45 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:4:29pm
  • Moon Set:2:03am
  • Moon’s Phase: 79 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • July 3 @ 11:51am
  • Full Buck Moon
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5:39am

Thu June 28, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Thursday June 28, 2012

1969 --- The Stonewall Inn NYC (highlighted story below)
  • 180th Day of 2012 / 186 Remaining
  • 86 Days Until Autumn Begins
  • Sunrise:5:50
  • Sunset:8:36
  • 14 Hours 46 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:3:19pm
  • Moon Set:1:23am
  • Moon’s Phase: 68 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • July 3 @ 11:51am
  • Full Buck Moon
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