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131st day and 19th week in 2024

Zodiac: Taurus (4/21 - 5/21) ♉
Chinese year: dragon

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State Holiday Confederate Memorial Day (South Carolina)

Confederate Memorial Day in South Carolina is observed to commemorate the sacrifices of the Confederate soldiers who fought during the American Civil War. Typically held on May 10th, this day serves as a solemn reminder of South Carolina's significant role in Civil War history. The observance includes ceremonies at Confederate monuments and cemeteries, where flowers are laid, and the names of the fallen are remembered. It's a time for reflection on the complexities of history, the reasons for the Civil War, and its lasting impact on the United States. While the day provides an opportunity for historical education and the acknowledgment of bravery, it also invites a broader conversation about reconciliation and the ways in which history is remembered and honored. Confederate Memorial Day in South Carolina underscores the importance of understanding the past in its full context to learn and move forward as a united community.

International Day of Argania

The International Day of Argania is a global celebration dedicated to the Argania tree, a unique species native to Morocco. This day highlights the ecological and economic importance of the Argania tree, known for its resilience and the valuable argan oil derived from its seeds. The event focuses on raising awareness about the conservation of this vital species and the sustainable development of argan-related products. Activities include educational workshops, tree-planting initiatives, and showcasing traditional methods of argan oil extraction. The day also celebrates the cultural significance of the Argania tree, particularly for the local communities who have depended on it for centuries. It's an opportunity to appreciate and safeguard a natural treasure that benefits both the environment and the livelihoods of people.

Day Information

This day was 9 days ago, today is 5/19/2024.

Moon: waxing, moon phase is waxing crescent, age 2.5 days, new moon June 6, full moon May 23.

Date ISO 8601 format: 2024-05-10T17:43:02-07:00

UTC date and time: 2024-05-11 00:43:02

Unix time: 1715388182

Sun information in Los Angeles

Sunrise: 5:53 AM

Sunset: 7:45 PM

At zenith: 12:49 PM

Length of day: 13h 52m