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Birthdays: March 7

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 March 7

1918: Brilliant nationwide aurora borealis

Birthday Weather

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Birthday Lore for March 7

You should be more forward, assert yourself. You are slow, methodical, and extremely careful in all you do. You are not apt to go through with plans you make, because of your cautious temperament. You are generous to a fault and very tenderhearted, and too often allow others to impose upon you.

Who Else Shares This Birthday?

Born 1980: Laura Prepon (actress)

Born 1940: Daniel J. Travanti (actor)

Born 1849: Luther Burbank (horticulturist)

On This Day in History

1959: Melvin C. Garlow became the first pilot to log more than one million miles in jet airplanes

1969: The Who's "Pinball Wizard" was released in Britain. It was the first selection from the rock opera "Tommy" to be publicly aired

1973: Comet Kohoutek was discovered by Czech astronomer Lubos Kohoutek

Signs of the Zodiac

PISCES (February 20-March 20)

The Fish. Ruling planet: Neptune. Element: Water. Quality: Creativity. Ability: Understanding. You are the romantic dreamers of the zodiac. As with Aquarius, some of you more go-getter types might prefer to go back and read the Capricorn section, but the sensitive ones can stay here (there are two distinct types of Pisces). You have the ability to visit the Muses and bring back a fine creativity.Unlike the other signs of the zodiac, you possess no singular energy of your own; rather, you are a combination of all of the signs. Because you have an overwhelming desire to merge consciously or unconsciously, you intuit what others need from you and you act accordingly. The compassion and understanding that is your ultimate gift can sometimes be problematic until you have learned how to define yourself.

Source: www.yourlovesigns.com

Birthday Cakes

To celebrate, see 5 recipes for easy, beautiful birthday cakes!