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Birthdays: March 29

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 29

1928: A bad sleet storm hit Fort Wayne, Indiana

Birthday Weather

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Birthday Lore for March 29

You are affectionate and love with wholeheartedness and sincerity, but should not let your heart rule your head. Cultivate a better sense of sportsmanship and justice, and you will be easier to get along with.

Who Else Shares This Birthday?

Born 1954: Karen Ann Quinlan (patient on life-support whose parents fought for her right to die)

Born 1976: Jennifer Capriati (tennis player)

Born 1936: Judith Guest (author)

On This Day in History

1807: Vesta, brightest asteroid, discovered

1989: First Soviet hockey player signed with the NHL

2007: Shiveluch volcano erupted, Kamchatka, Russia

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.


Birthday Cakes

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

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