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 25
1913: Seven inches of rain fell at Columbus, Indiana
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Birthday Lore for March 25
Through your openhearted, generous nature, you will have many real friends and a happy marriage. You are careful and thrifty. With care and precision, you will follow the plans you make for your future and achieve success.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1881: Bela Bartok (composer)
Born 1928: James Arthur Lovell, Jr. (astronaut)
Born 1971: Sheryl Swoopes (basketball player; Olympic gold medalist)
On This Day in History
1776: Congress authorized first U.S. medal for Gen. George Washington, for forcing British army to evacuate Boston
1937: First perfumed ad in a U.S. newspaper
1524: Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazano arrived off Outer Banks of North Carolina
Signs of the Zodiac
ARIES (March 21-April 20)
The Ram. Ruling planet: Mars. Element: Fire. Quality: Assertiveness. Ability: Leadership.You are the initiators of the zodiac. Dashing hither and yon (you are always in a hurry),you rush fearlessly ahead with little regard for your own safety. You like to be first in all that you do, and you are happiest when sharing your new discoveries with your friends. Willing to begin conversations with total strangers, you usually have many friends.