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 April 6
1982: A blizzard in New York and throughout New England brought high winds and up to 30 inches of snow
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Birthday Lore for April 6
You read a good deal and enjoy good literature. You are a good conversationalist but are not interested in light talk. You are rather domestic but live very much within yourself.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1927: Gerry Mulligan (jazz musician)
Born 1947: John Ratzenberger (actor)
Born 1483: Raphael (artist)
On This Day in History
2009: A magnitude-6.3 earthquake struck central Italy
1947: The first Tony Awards were presented at a dinner in the Grand Ballroom at the Waldorf Astoria hotel on Easter Sunday
1930: Bakery manager, Jimmy Dewar, invented a cream filled sponge cake, now known as the Twinkie
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.