(Ben Issachar News) Today is August 15, 2016. As we open our daily news archive, here are a few facts about this day:
- Today begins the 33rd week of the calendar year.
- Today is the 228th day of the calendar year.
- Sunrise was at 6:50am, and Sunset will commence at 8:47pm.
- Assumption of Mary, a Christian/Catholic Holiday, is today.
- Today is National Relaxation Day. Sean Moeller founded National Relaxation Day in 1985 as a fourth-grader.
- Today is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day.
- Today’s Torah Portion is: Deuteronomy 4:5-4:40 (this week’s Torah Portion is Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11)