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Calendar - Friday 30 September 2022

Today is Friday 30th September 2022

It’s today 273 of the year

There are 92 days left until the end of the year.

82 days until winter begins

The sun will rise in San Francisco at 7:04:51 a.m.

The sun will set at 6:53:04 pm.

We’ll have 11 hours and 48 minutes of daylight today

Solar noon will be at 12:58:57 PM.

The first high tide was at 2:57 a.m. at 4.59 feet

The first low tide will be at 7:49 a.m. at 2.71 feet

Next high tide is at 2:01 p.m. at 6.13 feet

The last low tide will be in Ocean Beach tonight at 9:06 p.m. at 0.03 feet

The water temperature in San Francisco Bay will be 66 degrees

Moon 23.5% visible

We have a waxed crescent

The first quarter moon will be two days later on the second Sunday of October 2022 at 5:14 pm

today is….

Ask a stupid question

Chewing gum day

Extra virgin olive oil day

German Butter Day

vegan day hug

International Rowing Rights Day

International Podcast Day

World Thunderbird Day

World Translation Day

National bakery day

National Hot Apple Cider Day

National loving people day

National Mud Pack Day

National Get ready! day

orange shirt day

save koala day

Purple sports for platelet day

yoga time

Today too…

Agrarian Reform Day, also known as Nationalization Day in Sao Tome and Principe

Morelos was born in Mexico

Day of infidelity, it works to educate individuals and groups about blasphemy laws and defend freedom of expression

Boy’s Day in Poland

Botswana Independence Day or Botswana Day, celebrates Botswana’s independence from the United Kingdom in 1966.

National Truth and Reconciliation Day or Orange Shirt Day in Canada

On this day in history…

1791 – The first performance of Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute takes place two months before his death.

1882 – Thomas Edison’s first commercial hydroelectric power plant (later known as Appleton Edison Light Company) begins operation.

1935 – Hoover Dam, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated.

1938 – The League of Nations unanimously criminalizes the “deliberate bombing of the civilian population.”

1939 – NBC broadcasts the first televised American football game.

1947 – The 1947 World Championships begins. It’s the first time it’s televised, featuring an African-American player, receipts are over $2 million, to see the home run, and you have six referees on the field.

1962 – James Meredith enters the University of Mississippi, defying the rules of segregation.

1980 – The Ethernet specification is published by Xerox in collaboration with Intel and Digital Equipment Corporation.

2016 – Two paintings with a total value of $100 million are recovered after they were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in 2002.

…and if today is your birthday, happy birthday to you! You can share a birthday cake with…

1207 – Rumi, Persian mystic and poet (d. 1273)

1832 – Ann Jarvis, American activist, co-founder of Mother’s Day (d. 1905)

1861 – William Wrigley Jr., an American businessman, founded the Wrigley Company (died 1932)

1882 – Hans Geiger, German physicist and academic (d. 1945)

1915 – Lester Maddox, American businessman and politician, 75th Governor of Georgia (d. 2003)

1917 – Yuri Lyubimov, Russian actor and director (d. 2014)

1917 – Paddy Rich, American drummer, bandleader, and actor (d. 1987)

1921 – Deborah Kerr, Scottish-English actress (d. 2007)

1924 – Truman Capote, American novelist, playwright and screenwriter (d. 1984)

1927 – W. S. Merwin, American poet and translator (d. 2019)

1928 – Elie Wiesel, Romanian-American writer, academic, and activist, Nobel Prize winner (died 2016)

1931 – Angie Dickinson, American actress

1935 – Johnny Mathis, American singer and actor

1942 – Frankie Lemon, American singer-songwriter (d. 1968)

1943 – Marilyn Mako, American singer

1946 – Hector Lavoie, Puerto Rican American singer-songwriter (d. 1993)

1947 – Mark Pollan, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1977)

1950 – Laura Esquivel, Mexican author and screenwriter

1954 – Basia, Polish singer-songwriter and record producer

1954 – Patrice Rochen, American singer-songwriter and producer

1955 – Frankie Kennedy, Northern Irish flautist (d. 1994)

1982 – Kieran Culkin, American actor.