Almanac – Friday 06/10/22 | KALW
Today Friday, June 10, 2022,
June 10 is the 161st day of the year
204 days remain until the end of the year.
11 days before the start of summer
The sun will rise in San Francisco at 5:47:19 a.m.
and sunset will be at 8:31:56 PM.
Today we will have 14 hours and 44 minutes of sunshine.
The solar transit will take place at 13:09:37.
The first low tide was at 2:22 a.m. at 0.77 feet
The first high tide will be at 8:25 a.m. at 4.03 feet
The next low tide will be at 1:47 p.m. at 1.63 feet
and the last high tide tonight at Ocean Beach will be at 8:11 p.m. at 6.13 feet
The Moon is currently 79.3% visible
It’s a waxing gibbous moon
We will have a Full Moon on Tuesday in 4 days on June 14, 2022 at 4:52 a.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous Founders Day
ballpoint pen day
National Black Cow Day
National Herbs and Spices Day
National Iced Tea Day
national wedding day
Today is also…
Abolition Day in French Guyana
Army Day in Jordan
World Art Nouveau Day
Portugal Day, also Camões Day
Reconciliation Day in the Republic of Congo
On this day in history…
671 – Emperor Tenji of Japan introduces a water clock (clepsydra) called Rokoku. The instrument, which measures time and indicates the hours, is placed in the capital of Ōtsu.
1793 – Opening of the Jardin des Plantes museum in Paris. A year later, it became the first public zoo.
1829 – The first boat race between Oxford University and Cambridge University is held on the River Thames in London.
1935 – Dr. Robert Smith takes his last drink and Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron, Ohio, USA, by him and Bill Wilson.
1944 – In baseball, 15-year-old Joe Nuxhall of the Cincinnati Reds becomes the youngest player in the history of a major league game.
1947 – Saab produces its first automobile.
1957 – John Diefenbaker leads the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada to a stunning upset in the 1957 Canadian federal election, ending 22 years of Liberal Party government.
1963 – The Equal Pay Act of 1963, aimed at abolishing wage disparities based on sex, was signed into law by John F. Kennedy as part of his New Frontier program.
1964 – The United States Senate breaks a 75-day filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, leading to the passage of the bill.
1967 – End of the Six Day War: Israel and Syria agree to a ceasefire.
1977 – James Earl Ray escapes from Brushy Mountain State Prison in Petros, Tennessee. It is resumed three days later.
1980 – The African National Congress in South Africa publishes a call to fight its imprisoned leader Nelson Mandela.
2001 – Pope John Paul II canonizes Lebanon’s first saint, Saint Rafqa.
2002 – The first experiment in direct electronic communication between the nervous systems of two humans is carried out by Kevin Warwick in the United Kingdom.
…and if today is your birthday, happy birthday! You are sharing your special day with…
1895 – Hattie McDaniel, American actress (died 1952)
1910 – Howlin’ Wolf, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (died 1976)
1911 – Ralph Kirkpatrick, American harpsichordist and musicologist (died 1984)
1915 – Saul Bellow, Canadian-American novelist, essayist and short story writer, Nobel laureate (died 2005)
1921 – Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (died 2021)
1922 – Judy Garland, American actress and singer (died 1969)
1925 – Nat Hentoff, American historian, author and journalist (died 2017)
1928 – Maurice Sendak, American author and illustrator (died 2012)
1931 – João Gilberto, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist (died 2019)
1941 – Mickey Jones, American drummer (died 2018)
1942 – Preston Manning, Canadian politician
1959 – Eliot Spitzer, American lawyer and politician, 54th Governor of New York
1968 – Bill Burr, American comedian and actor
1992 – Kate Upton, American model and actress