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Birthdays: March 30

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 30

2006: A line of thunderstorms and tornadoes tore up homes and knocked down power lines in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska

Birthday Weather

What was the weather like on the day that you or a loved one was born? See our free Weather History tool to go back in time!

What about the weather forecast for a future birthday? Check out our long-range weather forecasts for your location.

Birthday Lore for March 30

You are analytical and give a great deal of thought and careful consideration to a problem before doing anything important. Trust your friends. Do not search for the motives underlying their actions, for in doing this, you will bring only unhappiness to yourself.

Who Else Shares This Birthday?

Born 1970: Secretariat (racehorse)

Born 1135: Moses Maimonides (rabbi)

Born 1984: Anna Nalick (musician)

On This Day in History

1858: H. L. Lipman, of Philadelphia, patented the first pencil with eraser

1981: President Ronald Reagan was shot and wounded outside a Washington, D.C., hotel

1909: Queensboro Bridge, the first double-decker, opened in New York City

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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