Many readers ask The Old Farmer's Almanac what happened on their birthday--or the birthday of a loved one.. To help out, we've put together an everything-birthdays page! Find fun birthday facts, birthday history, folklore, and more!
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Weather History for February 15
1936: Parshal, North Dakota, had a low temperature of-60 degrees F
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Birthday Lore for February 15
The satisfaction of your own whims and fancies is paramount in your life. You have talent and ability, but it will not show until some crisis brings it out. You have few outside interests, but your family is very dear to you.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1954: Matt Groening (cartoonist; creator of The Simpsons)
Born 1951: Jane Seymour (actress)
Born 1951: Melissa Manchester (singer)
On This Day in History
1995: Rare sighting of yellow-billed loon, Lake Powell, Utah
2005: Kyoto Protocol global climate treaty took effect
1965: Canada officially adopted a new flag; the Red Maple Leaf became the new symbol, replacing the Union Jack
Signs of the Zodiac
AQUARIUS (January 20-February 19)
The Water Bearer. Ruling planet: Uranus. Element: Air. Quality: Inventiveness. Ability: To see the future. You are the enthusiastic inventors of the world. Able to see the world as it should be or could be rather than as it is, you have the capacity to set things in motion. Of course, there are a few of you out there who are more conservative, and if this is you, go back and read the Capricorn section. Detached and impersonally friendly to all, you have many acquaintances. You are a dedicated humanitarian and very tolerant—of everything but intolerance. You function well in groups and organizations as long as you can maintain your independence. Freedom is extremely important to you, and you need to be able to do your work your own way.