KALW's Daily Almanac

Sunrise ... sunset ... tides ... annual rainfall ... on this day in history ... international holiday celebrations ... full moon lore ... and more.  Tune in for the Daily Almanac Monday through Friday at 5:49am and 8:49am.

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5:47am

Wed October 10, 2012
KALW Almanac

Wednesday October 10, 2012

1935 - Porgy & Bess debuts (highlighted story below)
  • 284th Day of 2012 / 82 Remaining
  • 72 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:14
  • Sunset:6:39
  • 11 Hours 25 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:2:02am
  • Moon Set:3:40pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 26 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • October 29 @ 12:50 pm
  • Full
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6:17am

Tue October 9, 2012
KALW Almanac

Tuesday October 9, 2012

1936 - Hoover Dam (highlighted story below)
  • 283rd Day of 2012 / 83 Remaining
  • 73 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:13
  • Sunset:6:40
  • 11 Hours 27 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:1:02am
  • Moon Set:3:05pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 35 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • October 29 @ 12:50 pm
  • Full
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5:36am

Fri October 5, 2012
KALW Almanac

Friday October 5, 2012

1877 --- Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce (highlighted story below)
  • 279th Day of 2012 / 87 Remaining
  • 77 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:09
  • Sunset:6:46
  • 11 Hours 37 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 10:19pm
  • Moon Set:12:17pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 73 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • October 29 @ 12:50 pm
  • F
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5:14am

Thu October 4, 2012
KALW Almanac

Thursday October 4, 2012

1957 - Sputnik (highlighted story below)
  • 278th Day of 2012 / 88 Remaining
  • 78 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:08
  • Sunset:6:48
  • 11 Hours 40 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 9:32pm
  • Moon Set: 11:26am
  • Moon’s Phase: 81 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • October 29 @ 12:50 pm
  • F
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5:39am

Wed October 3, 2012
KALW Almanac

Wednesday October 3, 2012

1951 - The Giants win the pennant ... The Giants win the pennant (highlighted story below)
  • 277th Day of 2012 / 89 Remaining
  • 79 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:08
  • Sunset:6:49
  • 11 Hours 41 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 8:49pm
  • Moon Set:10:33am
  • Moon’s Phase: 88 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • October 29 @ 12:50 pm
  • Fu
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