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 25
1898: 118 degrees F, Volcano Springs, CA
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Birthday Lore for April 25
You are clever and skillful with your hands. Your love is ardent and irresistible. You are frank and outspoken without being malicious. You possess jealousy and demand undivided love and attention.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1946: Talia Shire (actress)
Born 1918: Ella Fitzgerald (singer)
Born 1923: Melissa Hayden (ballerina)
On This Day in History
1901: New York became first state to require auto license plates
2003: “Purple People Bridge” reopened, Cincinnati
1950: The board game Scrabble trademark was registered
Signs of the Zodiac
TAURUS (April 21-May 20)
The Bull. Ruling planet: Venus. Element: Earth. Quality: Practical. Ability: Persistence.You are the most grounded members of the zodiac. Able to see the practical side of matters, you can be counted upon not only to do the job right, but to do it thoroughly as well. While it may sometimes take you a while to gain momentum, your gift is the determination and persistence that carries you along once you have begun. You have staying power.