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 7
2002: Sahara Desert sand began falling in Switzerland
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Birthday Lore for April 7
Don't let your pride overshadow your happiness. You are an enthusiastic planner and carry your plans out in the easiest way rather than to a glorious finish. Your love is ardent and enduring.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1915: Billie Holiday (jazz singer)
Born 1928: James Garner (actor)
Born 1975: Tiki Barber (football player)
On This Day in History
1940: Booker T. Washington became the first African American to be pictured on a U.S. postage stamp
1949: Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical South Pacific opened on Broadway, N.Y.C.
1977: The Toronto Blue Jays played their first American League baseball game
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.