Almanac – Friday 01/14/2022 | KALW

Today is Friday, January 14, 2022

January 14 is the 14th day of the year

351 days remain until the end of the year

64 days until early spring

The sun will rise in San Francisco at 7:24:12 a.m.

and sunset will be at 5:14:53 PM.

Today we will have 9 hours and 50 minutes of daylight.

The solar transit will take place at 12:19:32 pm.

The first low tide was at 1:55 a.m. at 3.20 feet

The first high tide will be at 7:41 a.m. at 6.11 feet

The next low tide will be at 3:12 p.m. at -0.21 feet

And the last high tide for Ocean Beach tonight will be at 10:18 p.m. at 4.66 feet

The Moon is currently 89.5% visible

a waxing gibbous

We will have the Full Moon in 3 days on Monday, January 17, 2022 at 3:49 p.m.

The January Full Moon is called the Full Wolf Moon.

The howling of wolves was often heard at this time of year. Wolves were traditionally thought to howl due to hunger, but we now know that wolves use howls to define territory, locate pack members, strengthen social bonds, and gather together for hunting.

This month’s moon is also called the…

Canada Goose Moon Central Moon Cold Moon Frozen Moon Blast Frost Moon Big Moon Greetings Moon

Hard Moon Severe Moon Spiritual Moon

Today it’s…

caesarean section day

International Kite Day

National Dress Your Pet Day

National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day

National Pothole Day (UK)

Organize your day at home

Ratification day

Take a Missionary to Lunch

Today is also…

Defender of the Fatherland Day in Uzbekistan

Donkey Festival in Medieval Christianity

Flag Day in Georgia

National Forest Conservation Day in Thailand

Old New Year and its related observance:

Azhyrnykhua in Abkhazia

Yennayer for Berber or amazigh people

Revolution and Youth Day in Tunisia

Sidereal Winter Solstice Celebrations in South and Southeast Asian Cultures; marking the Sun’s transition to Capricorn and the first day of the six-month Uttarayana period.

Magh Bihu in the Indian state of Assam

Maghe Sankranti in Nepal

Maghi in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh

Makar Sankranti in India

The first day of Pongal in Tamil Nadu

Uttarayan in Uttarakhand, Gujarat and Rajasthan

world logic day

On this day in history…

1900 – La Tosca by Giacomo Puccini opens in Rome.

1911 – Roald Amundsen’s South Pole expedition makes landfall on the eastern edge of the Ross Ice Shelf.

1952 – NBC’s longtime morning news program Today debuts, featuring host Dave Garroway.

1954 – The Hudson Motor Car Company merges with the Nash-Kelvinator Corporation to form the American Motors Corporation.

1967 – 1960s Counterculture: The Human Be-In takes place in San Francisco, California’s Golden Gate Park, kicking off the Summer of Love.

1972 – Queen Margrethe II of Denmark ascends the throne, the first Queen of Denmark since 1412 and the first Danish monarch not named Frederick or Christian since 1513

1973 – Elvis Presley’s Aloha Concert from Hawaii is broadcast live via satellite and sets the record for the most-watched show by an individual performer in television history.

2011 – Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali flees to Saudi Arabia after a series of protests against his rule, seen as the birth of the Arab Spring.

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

83 BC – Mark Antony, Roman general and politician (died 30 BCE)

1741 – Benedict Arnold, British-American general (died 1801)

1875 – Albert Schweitzer, Franco-Gabonese physician and philosopher, Nobel laureate (died 1965)

1883 – Nina Ricci, Italian-French fashion designer (died 1970)

1886 – Hugh Lofting, English author and poet, created Doctor Dolittle (died 1947)

1892 – Martin Niemöller, German clergyman and theologian (died 1984)

1892 – Hal Roach, American actor, director and producer (died 1992)

1896 – John Dos Passos, American novelist, poet and playwright (died 1970)

1912 – Tillie Olsen, American short story writer (died 2007)

1915 – Mark Goodson, American game show producer, created Family Feud and The Price Is Right (died 1992)

1919 – Giulio Andreotti, Italian journalist and politician, 41st Italian Prime Minister (died 2013)

1919 – Andy Rooney, American soldier, journalist, critic and television personality (died 2011)

1936 – Clarence Carter, American blues and soul singer-songwriter, musician and record producer

1937 – Billie Jo Spears, American country singer (died 2011)

1938 – Allen Toussaint, American singer-songwriter, pianist and producer (died 2015)

1940 – Julian Bond, American scholar and politician (died 2015)

1941 – Faye Dunaway, American actress and producer

1944 – Nina Totenberg, American journalist

1947 – Taylor Branch, American historian and author

1948 – T Bone Burnett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer

1952 – Maureen Dowd, American journalist and author

1957 – Anchee Min, Chinese-American painter, photographer and author

1963 – Steven Soderbergh, American director, producer and screenwriter

1964 – Shepard Smith, American television journalist

1967 – Emily Watson, English actress

1968 – LL Cool J, American rapper and actor

1969 – Dave Grohl, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and drummer

1982 – Marc Broussard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

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