279 days before today

Today is June 22nd, 2024 (Saturday), so 279 days before today would be:

September 17th, 2023 (Sunday)

Time Zone: America/New_York (GMT-04:00)

• Day numbers: 260

• Week number: 37

• Leap year: 2023 is not a leap year

• Daylight Saving Time: Yes

• Sunrise time: 06:53 am

• Sunset time: 07:19 pm

• Day length: 12h 26m

• Source: suntoday.org

• Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent

• Illumination: 7%

• Moon Age: 2.64 day(s)

• Source: mooninfo.org

September 17th, 2023 Holidays and National Days

September 17th, in History

Occupy Wall Street movement calling for greater social and economic equality begins in New York City’s Zuccotti Park, coining the phrase “We are the 99%.”
Alaska’s Fourpeaked Mountain erupts for the first time in at least 10,000 years.
The New York Stock Exchange reopens for the first time since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers; longest period of closure since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Vanessa Williams becomes the first black Miss America; relinquished crown early after scandal over nude photos.
Nationwide independent trade union Solidarity established in Poland.
Egypt and Israel sign the Camp David Accords.
The Space Shuttle is unveiled to the public.
The first federal suit to end public school segregation is filed by the U.S. Justice Department.
The X-15 rocket plane makes its first flight.
The Thai army seizes power in Bangkok.