Today is Monday, June 20, 2022

June 20 is the 171st day of the year

194 days remain until the end of the year.

1 day up to summer begin

The 2022 summer solstice in the northern hemisphere will occur early tomorrow morning at 2:13 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21

The sun rose this morning in San Francisco at 5:47:56 am

and sunset will be at 8:35:19 p.m.

Today we will have 14 hours and 47 minutes of daylight

Today’s solar noon will be at 1:11:37 p.m.

The first high tide was at 3:51 a.m. at 4.97 feet

The first low tide of the day will be at 10:38 a.m. at -0.09 feet

The next high tide will be at 5:42 a.m. and 5.56 feet

and the last low tide at Ocean Beach tonight will be at 11:55 a.m. at 2.02 feet.

The Moon is currently 55.3% visible

It’s a Waning gibbous moon

It will be the last quarter moon tomorrow evening Tuesday, June 20, 2022 at 8:11 p.m.

Today it’s…

American Eagle Day

National hike with a geek day

National Ice Cream Soda Day

National Kouign Amann Day

National Vanilla Milkshake Day

New Identity Day

Nystagmus Awareness Day

Plain yogurt day

Commuting day to work

Take your cat to work

Toad Hollow Thanksgiving Day

world productivity day

…and today is also…

National Flag Day in Argentina

Gas Industry Day in Azerbaijan

Martyr’s Day in Eritrea

West Virginia Day

world refugee day

1819 – The American ship SS Savannah arrive at liverpool, UK. She was the first steam-powered vessel to cross the Atlanticalthough most of the journey is by sail.

1837queen victoria succeeds to the British throne.

1840samuel morse receives the patent for the telegraph.

1877Alexander Graham Bell installs the world’s first commercial Telephone serve in Hamilton, Ont.Canada.

1893Lizzie Borden is acquitted of the murders of her father and stepmother.

1943 – The Detroit Race Riot bursts and lasts another three days.

[1945[1945 – The United States Secretary of State approve the transfer of Werner von Braun and his team of Nazi rocket scientists in the United States under paper clip operation.

1948 – The German Mark is introduced in the West Germany occupied by the Allies. The Soviet military administration in Germany responded by imposing the Blockade of Berlin four days later.

1960 – The Malian Federation obtains its independence from France (it then splits into mali and Senegal).

1963 – According to Cuban Missile Crisisthe Soviet Union and the United States sign an agreement to establish the so-called “red phone” link between washington d.c. and Moscow.

1972Watergate scandal: An interval of 18½ minutes appears in tape recording of conversations between the American president Richard Nixon and his advisers regarding the recent arrests of his agents as they broke into the Watergate Complex.

1975 – The film Jaws was released in the United States, becoming the highest-grossing film of the time and starting the trend of films known as “summer blockbusters“.

1991 – The German Bundestag voice move the seat of government from the old west german capital of Bonn to the current capital of Berlin.

2003 – The Wikimedia Foundation is founded in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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

1763Wolfe toneIrish rebel leader (died 1798)

1819Jacques OffenbachFranco-German cellist and composer (died 1880)

1905Lilian HellmanAmerican playwright and screenwriter (died 1984)

1909Errol FlynnAustralian-American actor (died 1959)

1916 – T. Texas TylerAmerican country music singer-songwriter and guitarist (died 1972)

1924Chet AtkinsAmerican singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer (died 2001)

1928Eric DolphyAmerican saxophonist, flautist and composer (died 1964)

1928 – Martin LandauAmerican actor and producer (died 2017)

1928 – Jean Marie Le PenFrench intelligence officer and politician

1933Danny AielloAmerican actor (died 2019)

1946Xanana GusmaoTimorese soldier and politician, 1st President of East Timor

1949 – Lionel RichieAmerican singer-songwriter, pianist, producer and actor

1950Nouri al MalikiIraqi politician, 76th Iraqi prime minister

1951 – Sheila McLeanScottish scholar and scholar

1952John GoodmanAmerican actor

1952 – Vikram SethIndian author and poet

1967Nicole KidmanAustralian-American actress

1967 – Dan TyminskyAmerican singer-songwriter

1977 – Amos LeeAmerican singer-songwriter

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