|Date||Sunrise||Sunset||Sun hours||Days until summer|
|Wed, Jun 15||05:53 AM||08:59 PM||15:06||5|
|Thu, Jun 16||05:53 AM||08:59 PM||15:06||4|
|Fri, Jun 17||05:53 AM||09:00 PM||15:07||3|
|Sat, Jun 18||05:54 AM||09:00 PM||15:06||2|
|Sun, Jun 19||05:54 AM||09:00 PM||15:06||1|
|Mon, Jun 20||05:54 AM||09:01 PM||15:07||0|
|Tue, Jun 21||05:54 AM||09:01 PM||15:07||92||Days until fall|
Full moon at 06:02 AM and summer starts at 5:34 PM on June 20th.
As summer approaches with hotter days and nights, increased soil moisture demands by growing crops and more use of groundwater for agricutlure, industry and people - be aware that soil may dry out.
Click on the image for Nebraska details and links to drought information and HERE for national maps.
Historical events, some long ago, some recently...
June 15th, 1877 - Henry O. Flipper became the first African American to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Click HERE for the rest of his story.
''We would go through any ordeal that came our way, be it in garrison existence or combat, to prove our worth." - Lt. General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Tuskegee Airmen commander
June 16th, 2008 - California began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
“For the hundreds of thousands of Californians in gay and lesbian households who are managing their day-to-day lives, this decision affirms the full legal protections and safeguards I believe everyone deserves." - Arnold Schwarzenegger
June 17th, 1950 - Dr. Richard H. Lawler performed the first kidney transplant in a 45-minute operation in Chicago.
"Recycle organs, not just Coke cans." - Unknown
June 18th, 1873 - Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for attempting to vote for a U.S. President.
"I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires." - Susan B. Anthony
June 19th, 1987 - The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Louisiana law that required that schools teach creationism.
"Creationism: God's gift to the ignorant." - Richard Dawkins
June 20th, 1967 - Muhammad Ali was convicted in Houston of violating Selective Service laws by refusing to be drafted. The Supreme Court later overturned the conviction.
"Don't count the days, make the days count." - Muhammad Ali
June 21st, 1834 - Cyrus McCormick patented the first practical mechanical reaper for farming. His invention allowed farmers to more than double their crop size.
"Trying to do business without advertising is like winking at a pretty girl through a pair of green goggles. You may know what you are doing, but no one else does." - Cyrus H. McCormick
"Hate. It has caused a lot of problems in this world, but it has not solved one yet." - Maya Angelou
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