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124th day and 18th week in 2024

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

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World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day is a global tribute to the fundamental principles of free press and independent journalism. Explore the crucial role that the media plays in informing societies and holding those in power accountable. This event is a platform for dialogue, reflection, and solidarity with journalists facing challenges and threats around the world. Join us in celebrating the freedom of the press as a cornerstone of democracy and a catalyst for change, and reaffirm our commitment to defending the rights of journalists and the public's right to access reliable information.

Orthodox Good Friday

Orthodox Good Friday is a solemn and contemplative day observed by Eastern Orthodox Christians, marking the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ. It is a day of deep reflection on the Passion of Christ, as believers mourn the sacrificial death on the cross. Church services include the reading of the Twelve Passion Gospels, processions, and veneration of the Holy Shroud, symbolizing the burial of Christ. The atmosphere is one of solemnity and reverence as the faithful meditate on the profound significance of Christ's sacrifice for the redemption of humanity. Orthodox Good Friday is part of the Holy Week leading up to the celebration of Christ's resurrection on Easter Sunday.

Day Information

This day was 16 days ago, today is 5/19/2024.

Moon: waning, moon phase is waning crescent, age 25 days, new moon May 7, full moon April 23.

Date ISO 8601 format: 2024-05-03T16:43:40-07:00

UTC date and time: 2024-05-03 23:43:40

Unix time: 1714779820

Sun information in Los Angeles

Sunrise: 5:59 AM

Sunset: 7:40 PM

At zenith: 12:49 PM

Length of day: 13h 40m