Almanac – Thursday 01/13/22 | KALW
Today is Thursday, January 13, 2022,
January 13 is the 13th day of the year
352 days remain until the end of the year
the sun will rise in San Francisco at 7:24:30 am
and sunset will be at 5:13:51 PM.
We will have 9 hours and 49 minutes of daylight.
The solar transit will take place at 12:19:10 pm.
The first low tide will be at 1:04 a.m. at 2.99 feet
The first high tide will be at 7:05 a.m. at 6.03 feet
The next low tide at 2:34 p.m. at 0.04 feet
and the last high tide at Ocean Beach tonight will be at 9:35 p.m. at 4.47 feet
The Moon is 76.8% visible
It’s a waxing gibbous
We will have the Full Moon in 4 days on Monday, January 17, 2022 at 3:49 p.m.
Healthy Weight Day, Healthy Look
korean american day
Make your dream a reality
Melba National Fishing Day
national rubber duck day
national sticker day
Public Broadcasting Day
Stephen Foster Memorial Day
Today is also…
Constitution Day in Mongolia
Democracy Day in Cape Verde
Liberation Day in Togo
Old New Year in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Serbia, Montenegro, Republic Srpska, North Macedonia
Malanka in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus
Sidereal Winter Solstice Eve Celebrations in South and Southeast Asian Cultures
the last day of the six-month Dakshinayana period
Bhogi in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
Lohri in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh
Uruka in Assam
Yennayer among the Berbers
On this day in history…
1822 – The design of the Greek flag is adopted by the first National Assembly in Epidaurus.
1888 – The National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, DC
1898 – I accuse…! by Émile Zola exposes the Dreyfus Affair.
1910 – The first public radio broadcast takes place; a live performance of the operas Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci airs from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
1942 – Henry Ford patents a car made from soybeans, which is 30% lighter than a regular car.
1966 – Robert C. Weaver becomes the first African-American cabinet member when he is appointed United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
1968 – Johnny Cash performs live at Folsom State Prison.
1990 – Douglas Wilder becomes the first elected African-American governor when he takes office as Governor of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia.
1993 – The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is signed.
2018 – A false warning of an impending missile strike in Hawaii causes widespread panic in the state.
2021 – Incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump is impeached for a second time for inciting insurrection following the seizing of the Capitol a week prior.
1832 – Horatio Alger, Jr., American novelist and journalist (died 1899)
…and if today is your birthday Happy birthday! You are sharing this special day with…
1886 – Sophie Tucker, Russian-born American singer and actress (died 1966)
1900 – Gertrude Mary Cox, American mathematician (died 1978)
1905 – Kay Francis, American actress (died 1968)
1925 – Gwen Verdon, American actress and dancer (died 2000)
1926 – Carolyn Gold Heilbrun, American author and scholar (died 2003)
1926 – Melba Liston, American trombonist and composer (died 1999)
1927 – Brock Adams, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 5th U.S. Secretary of Transportation (died 2004)
1927 – Liz Anderson, American singer-songwriter (died 2011)
1929 – Joe Pass, American guitarist and composer (died 1994)
1930 – Frances Sternhagen, American actress
1931 – Charles Nelson Reilly, American actor, comedian, director, game show panelist and television personality (died 2007)
1931 – Rip Taylor, American actor and comedian (died 2019)
1940 – Edmund White, American novelist, memoirist and essayist
1949 – Brandon Tartikoff, American screenwriter and producer (died 1997)
1953 – Silvana Gallardo, American actress and producer (died 2012)
1955 – Anne Pringle, English diplomat, British Ambassador to Russia
1957 – Claudia Emerson, American poet and scholar (died 2014)
1957 – Mary Glindon, English lawyer and politician
1961 – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, American actress, comedian and producer
1964 – Penelope Ann Miller, American actress
1970 – Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (died 2004)
1970 – Shonda Rhimes, American actress, director, producer and screenwriter
1975 – Andrew Yang, American entrepreneur, founder of Venture for America and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate
1977 – Orlando Bloom, English actor
1981 – Reggie Brown, American football player