Almanac – Tuesday 05/07/22 | KALW


Today is Tuesday, July 5, 2022,

July 5 is the 186th day of the year

179 days remain until the end of the year

79 days until fall

The sun rose this morning in San Francisco at 5:53:46 am

and sunset will be at 8:35:04 p.m.

We will have 14 hours and 41 minutes of daylight.

The solar transit will be at 13:14:25

The first high tide will be at 2:47 a.m. at 4.71 feet

The first low tide will be at 9:38 a.m. at 0.37 feet

The next high tide at 4:47 p.m. at 5.19 feet

and the last low tide at Ocean Beach tonight will be at 10:47 p.m. at 2.49 feet

The Moon is currently 34.3% visible

It’s a shoe polish crescent

We will have a first quarter moon tomorrow Tuesday, July 6, 2022 at 7:14 p.m.

Today it’s…

bikini day

mechanical pencil day

National Apple Rolling Day

National Graham Cookie Day

national workaholic day

Today is also…

bloody thursday for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union

on this day at 1934 – the police open fire by knocking tank tops in San Francisco.

Constitution Day in Armenia

Fifth of July in New Yorkthe historic celebration of the abolition of slavery in New York in 1827.

Independence Day in Algeriacelebrating the independence of Algeria from France in 1962.

Independence Day in Cape Verdecelebrating the independence of Cape Verde from Portugal in 1975.

Independence Day in Venezuela, celebrating Venezuela’s independence from Spain in 1811; also National Armed Forces Day.

Tynwald Dayif July 5 is a weekend, the public holiday is the Monday following the Isle of man

On this day in history…

328 – The official opening of Constantine Bridge built above the Danube Between Sucidava (Corabia, Romania) and Oescus (Gigen, Bulgaria) speak Roman the architect Théophile Patricius.

1687Isaac Newton publish Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.

1841thomas cook organizes the first excursion package, from Leicester at Loughborough.

1852Frederick Douglass deliver his “What is the 4th of July for the slave?“speech in Rochester, NY.

1915 – The liberty bell leaves Philadelphia by special train in the direction of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. This is the last trip outside philadelphia cream that the bell keepers intend to allow.

1935 – The National Labor Relations Actwhich governs labor relations in the United States, is promulgated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

1937spamluncheon meat, is introduced on the market by the Hormel Foods Corporation.

1954 – The BBC broadcasts its first daily newscast.

1954 – Elvis Presley records his first single “It’s OK“, at Sun Records in Memphis, TN.

1971 – The Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitutionlowering the voting age 21 to 18 years old, is officially certified by President Richard Nixon.

1975Arthur Ashe becomes the first black man to win the Wimbledon single title.

1980 – Swedish tennis player Bjorn Borg wins his fifth Wimbledon final and becomes the first male tennis player to win the championships five times in a row (1976-1980).

1994Jeff Bezos based Amazon.

1996dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.

2003 – The World Health Organization announces that the 2002–2004 SARS outbreak was contained.

…and if today is your birthday, happy birthday! You share the birthday cake with…

1810PT BarnumAmerican businessman, co-founder Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (died 1891)

1857Clara ZetkinGerman theorist and activist (died 1933)

1879 – Wanda LandowskiPolish-French harpsichord player and educator (died 1959)

1889Jean CocteauFrench novelist, poet and playwright (died 1963)

1902Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.American colonel and politician, 3rd United States Ambassador to the United Nations (died 1985)

1911 – Georges PompidouFrench banker and politician, 19th century President of France (died 1974)

1913 – Smiley LewisAmerican singer-songwriter and guitarist (died 1966)

1928 – Warren OatesAmerican actor (died 1982)

1936Shirley KnightAmerican actress (died 2020)

1940Chuck CloseAmerican painter and photographer (died 2021)

1943 – Robbie RobertsonCanadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer and actor

1950 – Huey LewisAmerican singer-songwriter and actor

1954Jimmy CrespoAmerican guitarist and songwriter

1958 – Bill WattersonAmerican author and illustrator

1959Marc CohnAmerican singer-songwriter and keyboardist

1963Edie FalcoAmerican actress

1968 – Susan WojcickiPolish-American technology executive, CEO of Youtube

1970MacDreAmerican rapper and producer, founded Thizz Entertainment (died 2004)

1972 – Gary Shteyngartamerican writer

1973 – Roisin MurphyIrish singer-songwriter and producer


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