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Birthdays: June 3

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 June 3

1905: Seattle received 1.42 inches of rain within 24 hours, a June record

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 June 3

The easiest path is the one you pursue. You are independent and have originality and a fair amount of ambition, but your love of ease and comfort deters you from greater success, of which you are capable. You are moody and often depressed. You love deeply and faithfully.

Who Else Shares This Birthday?

Born 1864: Ransom Eli Olds (automobile manufacturer)

Born 1967: Anderson Cooper (television journalist)

Born 1987: Lalaine Vergara-Paras (actress)

On This Day in History

1972: Sally Jane Priesand became the first female to be ordained as a rabbi

2008: Frances Bay, James Cameron, k.d. lang, The Kids in the Hall, Steve Nash, and Daria Werbowy were announced as being inducted into the Canada Walk of Fame

1965: Astronaut Edward H. White II was the first American to perform a "spacewalk" when he stepped outside of his spacecraft Gemini 4

Signs of the Zodiac

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)

The Twins. Ruling planet: Mercury. Element: Air. Quality: The intellect. Ability: Writing and communications. You are the witty communicators of the zodiac. Words trip lightly off your tongue under any and all circumstances. You possess natural gifts for writing and speaking and are often drawn into fields where you can express your abilities.You love being part of your local community, and you can be counted upon to know and pass along most of the current gossip. Friends use you as a resource when seeking information about a particular service or product. Generally positive, you enjoy being cheerful, and you search for the lightness in all things.


Birthday Cakes

To celebrate, see 5 recipes for easy, beautiful birthday cakes!

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