Birthdays: May 10

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 May 10

1966: Bloomington-Normal and Aurora, Illinois, established a state record for the month of May with morning lows of 21 degrees F

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Birthday Lore for May 10

You are persistent, mentally alert, and levelheaded, and never let failure or adversity deter your effort or lessen your spirit. You are courteous, diplomatic, and gracious, never showing your true feelings unless they are pleasant.

Who Else Shares This Birthday?

Born 1909: Maybelle Carter (country musician)

Born 1899: Fred Astaire (actor & dancer)

Born 1889: Mae Murray (actress)

On This Day in History

1960: First submerged voyage around world completed by submarine USS Triton

1872: Victoria Woodhull became the first woman nominated for President of the United States

1924: J. Edgar Hoover was appointed head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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.

Source: www.yourlovesigns.com

Birthday Cakes

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