Almanac – Thursday 7/8/21 | KALW
July 8 is the 189th day of the year;
There are 176 days left until the end of the year.
76 days before the start of fall
Tomorrow Thursday 8 July 2021,
the sun will rise in San Francisco at 5:55:40 a.m.
and sunset will be at 8:34:07 p.m.
Tomorrow we will have 14 hours and 38 minutes of daylight
The solar transit will take place at 13:14:53 pm.
The first low tide will be at 4:56 a.m.
to minus zero point three-nine feet
The first high tide will be at 12:05 p.m.
at 4.63 feet
The next low tide at 4:25 p.m.
at 3.28 feet
and the last high tide for Ocean Beach will be at 10:08 p.m.
at 6.28 feet
The Moon is visible at 5.4%
New Moon tomorrow Friday July 9, 2021 at 6:17 p.m.
Be a child again day
Mathematics 2.0 Day
National Ice Pop Day
National Ice Cream Day
National day of milk chocolate with almonds
Also known as Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama Day
Today is also …
Ukraine Air Force and Air Defense Day
On this day in history …
1879 – The sailboat USS Jeannette leaves San Francisco with an ill-fated North Pole expedition.
1889 – The first issue of the Wall Street Journal is published.
1947 – Reports are circulated that a UFO crashed in Roswell, New Mexico in what has come to be known as the Roswell UFO incident.
1948 – The United States Air Force accepts its first female recruits into a program called Women in the Air Force (WAF).
1960 – Francis Gary Powers is charged with espionage resulting from his flight over the Soviet Union.
… And if today is your birthday, Happy Birthday! You can share a birthday cake with …
1830 – Frederick W. Seward, American lawyer and politician, 6th Assistant Secretary of State of the United States (died 1915)
1831 – John Pemberton, American chemist and pharmacist, invents Coca-Cola (died 1888)
1838 – Eli Lilly, American soldier, chemist and businessman, founds Eli Lilly and Company (died 1898)
1838 – Ferdinand von Zeppelin, German general and businessman, founds the Zeppelin Airship Company (died 1917)
1839 – John D. Rockefeller, American businessman and philanthropist, founds the Standard Oil Company (died 1937)
1867 – Käthe Kollwitz, German painter and sculptor (died 1945)
1882 – Percy Grainger, Australian-American pianist and composer (died 1961)
1885 – Ernst Bloch, German philosopher, author and scholar (died 1977)
1900 – George Antheil, American pianist, composer and author (died 1959)
1907 – George W. Romney, American businessman and politician, 43rd Governor of Michigan (died 1995)
1908 – Louis Jordan, American singer-songwriter, saxophonist and actor (died 1975)
1908 – Nelson Rockefeller, American businessman and politician, 41st Vice President of the United States (died 1979)
1914 – Billy Eckstine, American singer and trumpeter (died 1993)
1926 – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Swiss-American psychiatrist and author (died 2004)
1934 – Marty Feldman, English actor and screenwriter (died 1982)
1948 – Raffi, Egyptian-Canadian singer-songwriter
1948 – Ruby Sales, American civil rights activist
1949 – Wolfgang Puck, Austrian-American chef, restaurateur and entrepreneur
1951 – Anjelica Huston, American actress and director
1952 – Marianne Williamson, American writer and activist
1958 – Kevin Bacon, American actor and musician
1958 – Tzipi Livni, Israeli lawyer and politician, 18th Minister of Justice of Israel
1961 – Toby Keith, American singer-songwriter, producer and actor
1962 – Joan Osborne, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1970 – Beck, American singer-songwriter and producer
1998 – Jaden Smith, American actor and rapper