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.
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.
1837 – queen victoria succeeds to the British throne.
1840 – samuel morse receives the patent for the telegraph.
1877 – Alexander Graham Bell installs the world’s first commercial Telephone serve in Hamilton, Ont.Canada.
1893 – Lizzie 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.
1972 – Watergate 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…
1763 – Wolfe toneIrish rebel leader (died 1798)
1819 – Jacques OffenbachFranco-German cellist and composer (died 1880)
1905 – Lilian HellmanAmerican playwright and screenwriter (died 1984)
1909 – Errol FlynnAustralian-American actor (died 1959)
1916 – T. Texas TylerAmerican country music singer-songwriter and guitarist (died 1972)
1924 – Chet AtkinsAmerican singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer (died 2001)
1928 – Eric DolphyAmerican saxophonist, flautist and composer (died 1964)
1928 – Martin LandauAmerican actor and producer (died 2017)
1928 – Jean Marie Le PenFrench intelligence officer and politician
1933 – Danny AielloAmerican actor (died 2019)
1946 – Xanana GusmaoTimorese soldier and politician, 1st President of East Timor
1949 – Lionel RichieAmerican singer-songwriter, pianist, producer and actor
1950 – Nouri al MalikiIraqi politician, 76th Iraqi prime minister
1951 – Sheila McLeanScottish scholar and scholar
1952 – John GoodmanAmerican actor
1952 – Vikram SethIndian author and poet
1967 – Nicole KidmanAustralian-American actress
1967 – Dan TyminskyAmerican singer-songwriter
1977 – Amos LeeAmerican singer-songwriter