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.
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.
1687 – Isaac Newton publish Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.
1841 – thomas cook organizes the first excursion package, from Leicester at Loughborough.
1852 – Frederick 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.
1937 – spamluncheon 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.
1975 – Arthur 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).
1994 – Jeff Bezos based Amazon.
1996 – dolly 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…
1810 – PT BarnumAmerican businessman, co-founder Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (died 1891)
1857 – Clara ZetkinGerman theorist and activist (died 1933)
1879 – Wanda LandowskiPolish-French harpsichord player and educator (died 1959)
1889 – Jean CocteauFrench novelist, poet and playwright (died 1963)
1902 – Henry 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)
1936 – Shirley KnightAmerican actress (died 2020)
1940 – Chuck CloseAmerican painter and photographer (died 2021)
1943 – Robbie RobertsonCanadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer and actor
1950 – Huey LewisAmerican singer-songwriter and actor
1954 – Jimmy CrespoAmerican guitarist and songwriter
1958 – Bill WattersonAmerican author and illustrator
1959 – Marc CohnAmerican singer-songwriter and keyboardist
1963 – Edie FalcoAmerican actress
1968 – Susan WojcickiPolish-American technology executive, CEO of Youtube
1970 – MacDreAmerican rapper and producer, founded Thizz Entertainment (died 2004)
1972 – Gary Shteyngartamerican writer
1973 – Roisin MurphyIrish singer-songwriter and producer