Almanac – Monday, October 17, 2022

Today is Monday, October 17, 2022,

October 17 is the 290th day of the year

There are 75 days left until the end of the year.

The sun will rise in San Francisco at 7:20:29 a.m.

and the sun will set tonight at 6:28:26 p.m.

We will have 11 hours and 7 minutes of daylight

Solar noon will be at 12:54:27 pm.

The first high tide will be at 7:04 a.m. at 4.56 feet

The only low tide of the day will be at 11:51 a.m. at 3.60 feet

The next high tide will be at 4:28 p.m. at 4.89 feet

and the last low tide at Ocean Beach in the next 24 hours will be at 12:11 a.m. at 0.67 feet

The water temperature at San Francisco Bay Water Park is expected to be 62.8 degrees

The Moon is currently 51.9% visible

It’s the third quarter moon right now.

We will have a New Moon and a Partial Solar Eclipse in 8 days on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 3:49 a.m.

Today it’s…

black poetry day

Edge Day

Forgive one day Ex

Four prune day

International Adjust Your Chair Day

Mulligan’s Day

Multicultural Diversity Day

national bosses day

National Virtual Office Cleanup Day

national pasta day

National Playing Card Collection Day

Refund a friend day

Shemini Atzeret

spreadsheet day

Wear something bright

world trauma day

Today is also… International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Loyalty day in Argentina

National Police Day in Thailand

On this day in history…

1771 – Premiere in Milan of the opera Ascanius in Albacomposed by Mozart at age 15.

1907Marconi launches first commercial transatlantic wireless service.

1931Al Capone is found guilty of tax evasion.

1933Albert Einstein flees Nazi Germany and settles in the United States.

1973 – OPEC imposes a oil embargo against countries they deem to have aided Israel in the Yom Kippur War.

1979Mother Theresa receives the Nobel Peace Prize.

1979 – The Organic Law of the Ministry of Education creates the US Department of Education.

1989 – The 6.9 MW Loma Prieta earthquake rocks San Francisco Bay and the central coast, killing 63 people.

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

1900 – Jean-ArthurAmerican actress (died 1991)

1902Irene RyanAmerican actress (died 1973)

1903 – Nathanael WestAmerican author and screenwriter (died 1940)

1912Pope John Paul ICatholic Pope from August 1978 to September 1978 (died 1978)

1914Jerry SiegelAmerican author and illustrator (died 1996)

1915Arthur MillerAmerican playwright and screenwriter (died 2005)

1918Rita HayworthAmerican actress, singer and dancer (died 1987)

1920Montgomery CliftAmerican actor (died 1966)

1923Barney KesselAmerican guitarist and composer (died 2004)

1926Julie AdamsAmerican actress (died 2019)

1933 – The singing nunBelgian singer-songwriter, guitarist and nun (died 1985)

1938Evel KnievelAmerican biker and stuntman (died 2007)

1948 – Margot KidderCanadian-American actress (died 2018)

1951 – Shari UlrichAmerican-Canadian singer-songwriter and violinist

1968 – Ziggy MarleyJamaican singer-songwriter, guitarist and voice actor

1969 – Wyclef JeanHaitian-American rapper, producer, and actor

1972EminemAmerican rapper, producer and actor

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