Almanac – Friday 06/24/22 | KALW


Today is Friday, June 24, 2022

June 24 is the 175th day of the year

190 days remain until the end of the year.

90 days up to autumn begin

The sun rose in San Francisco at 5:48:58 a.m.

and the sun will set at 8:35:55 ​​p.m.

We will have 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight today

The solar transit will be at 13:12:26.

The first low tide will be at 2:56 a.m. at 0.33 feet

The first high tide will be at 9:19 a.m. at 4.08 feet

The next low tide at 2:05 p.m. at 2.29 feet

and the last high tide at Ocean Beach tonight will be at 8:23 p.m. at 6.20 feet

The Moon is 25.1% visible

It’s a Ascending descending moon

We will have a New Moon in 4 days on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 7:52 p.m.

Today it’s…

Feast of the senses

international fairies day

The museum comes to life

National Food Truck Day

National Praline Day

Swim a lap day

Take your dog to work

World UFO Day

Today is also…

army day Where Day of the Battle of Carabobo in Venezuela

Bannockburn Day in Scotland

Inti Raymia winter solstice festival and a New Year in the Andes from the southern hemisphere

Saint John’s Day and the second day of Summer parties

Enyovden in Bulgaria

Jaanipaev in Estonia

Jāņi in Latvia

Jonsmessa in Iceland

Saint Jean in England

Feast of Saint Jonas or Jonines in Lithuania

Saint Jean Baptist in Quebec

Sanziene in the West carpathian mountains of Romania

Wattah Wattah Festival in the Philippines

Fors Fortuna, ancient roman party at Fortune

On this day in history…

1312 BCMorsili II launch a campaign against the Kingdom of Azzi Hayasa.

1374 – A sudden onset of Midsummer dance provoke people in the streets of AachenGermany, to experience hallucinations and start jumping and twitching uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion.

1880 – First performance of O Canada at the National Congress of French Canadians. The song would later become the National anthem from Canada.

1916Mary Pickford becomes the first female movie star to sign a million dollar contract.

1922 – The American Professional Football Association is renamed National Football League.

1938 – Pieces of a meteorite land near Chicora, Pennsylvania. The meteorite is estimated to have weighed 450 Metric tons when it hit Earth’s atmosphere and exploded.

1943 – US military police attempt to arrest a black soldier in Bamber BridgeEngland, triggering the Battle of Bamber Bridge mutiny that left one dead and seven injured.

1947Kenneth Arnold made the first widely reported UFO sighting near Mount Rainier, Washington.

1957 – In Roth v. United Statesthe United States Supreme Court rules that obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment.

1995Rugby World Cup: South Africa defeats New Zealand and Nelson Mandela present Francois Pienaar with the Webb Ellis Cup in an iconic postaside moment.

2004 – At New York, Capital punishment is declared unconstitutional.

2010 – TO Wimbledon, John Isner US defeats Nicolas Mahut from France, in the longest match in the history of professional tennis.

2010 – Julia Gillard takes office as first woman Prime Minister of Australia.

2013 – Ancient Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is guilty of abusing his power and having sex with an underage prostitute, and is sentenced to seven years in prison.

2021 – The Champlain Towers South condominium in Surfside, Florida suffers from a sudden partial collapsekilling 98 people inside.

…and if today is your birthday, happy birthday! You are sharing this special day with….

1842Ambrose BierceAmerican short story writer, essayist and journalist (died 1914)

1893Roy O. DisneyAmerican businessman, co-founder The Walt Disney Company (died 1971)

1895Jack DempseyAmerican boxer and soldier (died 1983)

1901 – Harry PartchAmerican composer and theorist (died 1974)

1935Terry RileyAmerican composer and educator

1936Robert Downey Sr.American actor and director (died 2021)[17][18]

1937Anita DesaiIndian-American author and scholar

1938Block Lawrenceamerican author

1941 – Julia KristevaFranco-Bulgarian psychoanalyst and author

1942Arthur BrownEnglish rock singer-songwriter

1942 – Mick FleetwoodBritish-American drummer

1944Jeff BeckEnglish guitarist and songwriter

[1945–[1945–George PatakiAmerican lawyer and politician, 53rd Governor of New York

1946 – Robert ReichAmerican economist and politician, 22nd United States Secretary of Labor

1979Mindy KalingAmerican actress and producer

1986 – Solange KnowlesAmerican singer-songwriter and actress


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