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Weather History for March 26
1954: The temperature at Allakaket, Alaska, was 69 degrees below zero F
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Birthday Lore for March 26
You are very positive in your opinions and dislike opposition, which is apt to make you bitter. You are generous but will not allow imposition. You do not invite advances and are rather shy, but when you do yield, you will love with a deep, overpowering passion.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1914: Gen. William Westmoreland (military commander)
Born 1934: Alan Arkin (actor)
Born 1930: Sandra Day O'Connor (first female U.S. Supreme Court justice)
On This Day in History
1953: Dr. Jonas Salk announced development of polio vaccine
1937: Popeye statue unveiled during spinach festival, Crystal City, Texas
1804: Congress created the Territory of Orleans
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.