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136th day and 20th week in 2024

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

Day Events

UN Global Road Safety Week (biennial)

The UN Global Road Safety Week is a biennial event aimed at raising awareness about road safety and reducing traffic-related injuries and fatalities worldwide. This event brings together governments, organizations, and communities to advocate for safer road use and effective traffic management. The focus is on promoting responsible driving behavior, enhancing vehicle safety standards, and improving road infrastructure. Key activities include educational workshops, public awareness campaigns, policy discussions, and community-driven road safety initiatives. The event also highlights the importance of pedestrian and cyclist safety, emphasizing a shared responsibility among all road users. It's a time to reflect on the impact of road accidents and take collective action towards creating safer roads for everyone.

International Day of Families

The International Day of Families celebrates the fundamental importance and diversity of families worldwide. This day recognizes the crucial role families play in shaping individuals and societies, and it promotes awareness of issues relating to families. Activities and events focus on various aspects of family life, including social, economic, and demographic processes affecting families. Discussions, workshops, and community events are organized to address challenges like work-family balance, poverty, and social inclusion. It's an opportunity for people to reflect on the significance of their own family units and to honor the different forms of family structures that enrich our global community. This day serves as a reminder of the value of family support systems in fostering growth, education, and emotional well-being.

Day Information

This day was 4 days ago, today is 5/19/2024.

Moon: waxing, moon phase is first quarter, age 7.3 days, new moon June 6, full moon May 23.

Date ISO 8601 format: 2024-05-15T17:49:06-07:00

UTC date and time: 2024-05-16 00:49:06

Unix time: 1715820546

Sun information in Los Angeles

Sunrise: 5:49 AM

Sunset: 7:49 PM

At zenith: 12:49 PM

Length of day: 14h 0m