Calendar: Holidays, Best Days, Seasons, Folklore | The Old Farmer's Almanac

Today is Day 96 of 2023

76 days until summer begins

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Question of the Day

Where did the phrase “mad as a hatter” come from? Why was the “hatter” considered mad?

What Sign is the Moon in Today?



The Moon’s Astrological Place in the Zodiac Today

Puzzle of the Day

Why did the ram fall over the cliff?
It didn’t see the ewe turn!

Word of the Day

Golden number
A number in the 19-year cycle of the Moon, used for determining the date of Easter. (The Moon repeats its phases approximately every 19 years.) Add 1 to any given year and divide the result by 19; the remainder is the Golden Number. If there is no remainder, the Golden Number is 19.

Advice of the Day

Happiness is a by-product. You can not pursue it by itself. —Samuel Levenson

Home Hint of the Day

An old-time way of filling surface scratches in wooden furniture is to rub the scratches with a piece of walnut meat, then polish with a soft rag.