Almanac – Wednesday September 6, 2023 – KALW

Today is Wednesday, the 6th of September of 2023,
September 6 is the 249th day of the year
116 days remain until the end of the year.
17 days until autumn begins
The sun began to rise a few minutes ago at 6:44:12 am
and the sun will set this evening at 7:30:39 pm.
We will have 12 hours and 46 minutes of daylight today
The solar transit will be at 1:07:25 pm.
Water temperature in San Francisco Bay today is 66.9°F.
The first high tide was at 5:33 am at 4.34 feet
The first low tide will be later this morning at 10:17 am at 3.06 feet
The next high tide will be this afternoon at 4:15 pm at 5.94 feet
and the final low tide at Ocean Beach will be late tonight at 11:52 pm at 0.52 feet
The Moon is currently 54% visible
It’s the Third Quarter Moon today at 3:21 pm
Today is….
Barbie Doll Day
Fight Procrastination Day
Global Talent Acquisition Day
Great Egg Toss Day
National Coffee Ice Cream Day
National Read a Book Day
Stillbirth Remembrance Day
Today is also….
The earliest date on which the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance is performed
Armed Forces Day in São Tomé and Príncipe
Defence Day or Army Day in Pakistan
Flag Day in Bonaire
Independence Day in Eswantini, celebrating the independence of the country formerly known as Swaziland, from the United Kingdom in 1968
Unification Day in Bulgaria
If today is your birthday, Happy Birthday To You! You share your special day with….
1860Jane Addams, American sociologist and author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1935)
1879Max Schreck, German actor (d. 1936)
1885Otto Kruger, American actor (d. 1974)
1888Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., American businessman and diplomat, 44th United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom (d. 1969)
1925 – Jimmy Reed, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1976)
1928 – Robert M. Pirsig, American novelist and philosopher (d. 2017)
1937 – Jo Anne Worley, American actress, comedian, and singer
1939 – David Allan Coe, American outlaw country music singer-songwriter and guitarist
1943 – Roger Waters, English singer-songwriter and bass player
1947Jane Curtin, American actress and comedian
1947 – Sylvester, American singer-songwriter (d. 1988)
1952 – Buddy Miller, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1954Carly Fiorina, American businesswoman and activist
1958 – Jeff Foxworthy, American comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter
1962Chris Christie, American lawyer and politician, 55th Governor of New Jersey
1963 – Alice Sebold, American author
1964Rosie Perez, American actress, dancer, and director
1967 – Macy Gray, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
1972Idris Elba, English actor
1979 – Foxy Brown, American rapper
…and on this day in history….
1642 – England’s Long Parliament bans public stage-plays.
1870Louisa Ann Swain of Laramie, Wyoming becomes the first woman in the United States to cast a vote legally
after 1807.
1943 – The Monterrey Institute of Technology is founded in Monterrey, Mexico as one of the largest and most
influential private universities in Latin America.
1991 – The Soviet Union recognizes the independence of the Baltic states Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
1991 – The Russian parliament approves the name change of Leningrad back to Saint Petersburg. The change is effective October 1.
1995Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking a record that had stood for 56 years.
1997 – The Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales takes place in London. Well over a million people lined the streets and 2 1⁄2 billion watched around the world on television.
2022Boris Johnson resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and is replaced by Liz Truss.


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