Almanac – Thursday 09/16/21 | KALW


Today is Thursday, September 16, 2021,

September 16 is the 259th day of the year

106 days remain until the end of the year.

6 days before the start of fall

The sun rises in San Francisco at 6:53:01

and sunset will be at 7:14:25 p.m.

We will have 12 hours and 21 minutes of daylight today.

The solar transit will take place at 13:03:43 pm.

The first low tide will be at 2:00 a.m. at minus zero point two feet

The first high tide will be at 9:05 a.m. at 5.05 feet

The next low tide at 2:03 p.m. at 2.96 feet

and the last high tide of the day at Ocean Beach will be at 7:45 p.m. at 6.19 feet.

The moon is currently __ visible

We will have a Full Moon in 4 days on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 4:55 p.m.

Today it’s…

Anne Bradstreet Day

Free Queso day

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

Mayflower Day

Mexican Independence Day

National Raisin Cinnamon Bread Day

National Stone Collection Day

National Day of Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of Hurricane Katrina

National Guacamole Day

National Day of Stay away from Seattle

National Tattoo History Day

Blended Family Day

Training day for teens

Trail of Tears Remembrance Day

Working parents day

World Play-Doh Day

Day of the crumpled raincoat

Yom Kippur

Today is also …

Scream of Dolores, celebrates Mexico’s declaration of independence from Spain in 1810 – With the Grito de Dolores, Father Miguel Hidalgo begin Mexico’s struggle for independence from Spain.

Independence Day in Papua New Guinea. Today celebrates the independence of Papua New Guinea from Australia to 1975.

Malaysian Armed Forces Day

Malaysia Day in Malaysia and Singapore

as it was that day in 1963Malaysia is formed from Federation of Malaysia, Singapore, North Borneo (Sabah) and Sarawak. However, Singapore is soon expelled from this new country.

Martyrs Day in Libya

National Heroes Day in Saint Kitts and Nevis

On this day in history … 1620Pilgrims from England on the Mayflower.

1908 – The General Motors Corporation is based.

1959 – The first successful copier, the Xerox 914, is shown in a demonstration on live television from New York.

1966 – The Metropolitan Opera opens at Lincoln Center in New York with the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s opera Antony and Cleopatra.

1982Lebanon War: The Massacre of Sabra and Shatila in Lebanon takes place.

… And if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday! You share your special day with …

1861Myriam Benjamin, African-American educator and inventor (d.1947)

1880 РAlfred Noy̬s, English author, poet and playwright (died 1958)

1887Nadia Boulanger, French composer and teacher (d. 1979)

1898HA Rey, American author and illustrator, co-created Curious georges (died 1977)

1911Wilfred Burchett, Australian journalist and author (d. 1983)

1921 – Jon hendricks, American singer-songwriter (died 2017)

1921 – Korla Pandit, American pianist and composer (d. 1998)

1924Lauren Bacall, American actress (deceased in 2014)

1925Charlie byrd, American singer and guitarist (died 1999)

1925 – BB King, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer (died 2015)

1927Pierre Falk, American actor (died in 2011)

1934 – George chakiris, American actor, singer and dancer

1940Hamiet Bluiett, American jazz saxophonist and composer (deceased in 2018)

1949Ed Begley Jr., American actor and environmental activist

1950 – Henry Louis Gates Jr., American historian, scholar and journalist

1951Vince bell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1954 – Earl Klugh, American guitarist and composer

1956 – David Copperfield, American magician and actor

1968Marc AnthonyAmerican singer-songwriter, actor and producer

1971 – Amy poehler, American actress, comedian and producer

1974 – Julien castro, American lawyer and politician, 16th US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development


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