Almanac – Friday 04/03/22 | KALW

Today is Friday, March 4, 2022,

March 4 is the 63rd day of the year

302 days remain until the end of the year.

15 days before the start of spring

The sun just rose at 6:36:28

and the sun will set tonight at 6:07:28 pm.

Today we will have 11 hours and 31 minutes of daylight.

The solar transit will take place at 12:21:58 pm.

The first low tide will be at 5:43 a.m. at 1.11 feet

The next high tide will be at 11:41 a.m. at 5.57 feet

and final low tide at 5:56 p.m. at 0.21 feet

The Moon is visible at 4.0%

a growing crescent

First quarter moon in 6 days on Thursday March 10, 2022 at 2:45 a.m.

Today it’s…

Benjamin Harrison Day

Courageous Followers Day

Dress in blue day

Employee Appreciation Day

Friday Fish Fry Day

Sacred Day of Experience

Hug one day im

International Game Masters Day

International scrapbooking industry day

Walking forward

Marching music day

national waltz dance day

National Disconnect Day

national grammar day

National Pound Cake Day

national snack day

national sons day

National Speech and Debate Education Day

National Tartar Sauce Day

Former inauguration day

toy soldiers day

world day of prayer

Today is also…

Saint Casimir’s Day in Poland and Lithuania

world obesity day

On this day in Women’s Herstory…

1917 – Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first female member of the United States House of Representatives

1933 — The first woman is sworn in as a member of a US presidential cabinet. US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt has appointed Frances Perkins as Secretary of Labor

1998 – Gay rights: Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.: The US Supreme Court rules that federal laws prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace also apply when both parties are of the same sex.

Women Herstory birthdays include today…

1188 – Blanche of Castille, French queen consort (died 1252)

1502 – Elisabeth of Hesse, Princess of Saxony (d. 1557)

1729 – Anne d’Arpajon, French wife of Philippe de Noailles (died 1794)

1883 – Maude Fealy, American actress and screenwriter (died 1971)

1888 – Emma Richter, German paleontologist (died 1956)

1889 – Pearl White, American actress (died 1938)

1902 – Rachel Messerer, Lithuanian-Russian actress (died 1993)

1903 – Dorothy Mackaill, British-American actress and singer (died 1990)

1914 – Barbara Newhall Follett, American author (died 1939)

1918 – Margaret Osborne duPont, American tennis player (died 2012)

1921 – Joan Greenwood, English actress (died 1987)

1922 – Dina Pathak, Indian actor and director (died 2002)

1931 – Alice Rivlin, American economist and politician (died 2019)

1932 – Miriam Makeba, South African singer-songwriter and actress (died 2008)

1934 – Anne Haney, American actress (died 2001)

1934 – Barbara McNair, American singer and actress (died 2007)

1934 – Sandra Reynolds, South African tennis player

1938 – Paula Prentiss, American actress

1942 – Gloria Gaither, American singer-songwriter

1942 – Lynn Sherr, American journalist and author

1948 – Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, New Zealand-Australian author

1948 – Jean O’Leary, American nun and activist (died 2005)

1951 – Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, South Korean-American author, director and producer (died 1982)

1954 – Catherine O’Hara, Canadian-American actress and comedian

1954 – Irina Ratushinskaya, Russian poet and author (died 2017)

1958 – Patricia Heaton, American actress

1958 – Tina Smith, American politician, young senator from Minnesota

1966 – Fiona Ma, American accountant and politician

1968 – Patsy Kensit, English model and actress

1969 – Annie Yi, Taiwanese singer, actress and writer

1970 – Caroline Vis, Dutch tennis player

1972 – Katherine Center, American journalist and author

1972 – Ivy Queen, Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, rapper, actress and record producer

1972 – Alison Wheeler, English singer-songwriter

1973 – Penny Mordaunt, English lieutenant and politician, Minister of State for the Armed Forces

1979 – Sarah Stock, Canadian wrestler and trainer

1980 – Suzanna Choffel, American singer-songwriter

1980 – Aja Volkman, American singer-songwriter

1981 – Helen Wyman, English cyclist

1982 – Cate Edwards, American lawyer and author

1982 – Ludmila Ezhova, Russian gymnast

1982 – Yasemin Mori, Turkish singer

1984 – Raven Quinn, American singer-songwriter

1985 – Whitney Port, American fashion designer and author

1986 – Margo Harshman, American actress

1988 – Laura Siegemund, German tennis player

1990 – Andrea Bowen, American actress

1995 – Chlöe Howl, British singer-songwriter

2001 – Freya Anderson, English freestyle swimmer

2007 – Miya Cech, American actress

Also on this day in history…

1789 – In New York, the first United States Congress meets, putting the United States Constitution into effect.

1797 – John Adams is inaugurated as the 2nd President of the United States of America, becoming the first President to begin his presidency on March 4.

1837 – The city of Chicago is incorporated.

1849 – United States President-elect Zachary Taylor and Vice President-elect Millard Fillmore failed to take their respective oaths (they did so the next day), leading to the erroneous theory that the incumbent president US Senate pro tempore David Rice Atchison had assumed the role of acting president for a day.

1913 – The United States Department of Labor is formed.

1933 – Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the 32nd President of the United States. He was the last president to be sworn in on March 4.

1966 – In an interview with the London Evening Standard, John Lennon of the Beatles says the group is “more popular than Jesus now”.

1985 – The Food and Drug Administration approves a blood test for HIV infection, which has since been used to screen all blood donations in the United States.

Also born on this day…

1678 – Antonio Vivaldi, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1741)

1745 – Casimir Pulaski, Polish-American general (died 1779)

1873 – John H. Trumbull, American colonel and politician, 70th Governor of Connecticut (died 1961)

1888 – Knute Rockne, American football player and coach (died 1931)

1890 – Norman Bethune, Canadian soldier and physician (died 1939)

1895 – Milt Gross, American animator, director and screenwriter (died 1953)

1897 – Lefty O’Doul, American baseball player and coach (died 1969)

1906 – Avery Fisher, American violinist and engineer, founds Fisher Electronics (died 1994)

1928 – Samuel Adler, German-American composer and conductor

1944 – Bobby Womack, American singer-songwriter (died 2014)

1946 – Michael Ashcroft, English businessman and politician

1947 – Jan Garbarek, Norwegian saxophonist and composer

1948 – James Ellroy, American writer

1948 – Mike Moran, English musician, songwriter and record producer

1950 – Rick Perry, American Captain and Politician, 47th Governor of Texas

1951 – Chris Rea, English singer-songwriter and guitarist

1968 – Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Greek banker and politician, Prime Minister of Greece

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