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137th day and 20th week in 2024

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

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International Day of Light

The International Day of Light celebrates the role of light and light-based technologies in science, culture, art, education, and sustainable development. This global initiative highlights how light plays a vital role in our daily lives, from the technologies we use to the ways we communicate and the energy solutions we develop. The day encompasses a series of events and activities that showcase the wonders of light in various fields such as photonics, optics, astronomy, and art. Workshops, educational programs, and public exhibitions aim to inspire education and innovation in light sciences. The day also emphasizes the importance of light in connecting people and bridging cultural and societal gaps. It's a time to appreciate how light and light-based technologies can help solve global challenges and improve the quality of life for all.

International Day of Living Together in Peace

The International Day of Living Together in Peace is a day dedicated to promoting peace, tolerance, inclusion, understanding, and solidarity across the world. This day emphasizes the importance of living together in peace as a united global community despite differences in race, religion, culture, and language. It encourages individuals, communities, and nations to foster dialogue, respect, and mutual understanding. Activities on this day include cultural exchanges, educational workshops, community dialogues, and peace-building initiatives. These events serve to break down barriers, celebrate diversity, and highlight the strength that comes from embracing our differences. The day underscores the need for concerted efforts towards building a peaceful, inclusive, and sustainable world where everyone can live in harmony and with dignity.

Day Information

This day was 3 days ago, today is 5/19/2024.

Moon: waxing, moon phase is first quarter, age 8.2 days, new moon June 6, full moon May 23.

Date ISO 8601 format: 2024-05-16T17:51:24-07:00

UTC date and time: 2024-05-17 00:51:24

Unix time: 1715907084

Sun information in Los Angeles

Sunrise: 5:48 AM

Sunset: 7:50 PM

At zenith: 12:49 PM

Length of day: 14h 1m