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 15
1990: 5 inches of rain fell in Cadiz, Ohio
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Birthday Lore for June 15
You are quick-witted, intellectual, serious, and diligent in all you do. You enjoy reading and have considerable critical ability. You have many friends and are popular among them. Your home is dear to you, and you will have a happy married life.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1843: Edvard Hagerup Grieg (composer)
Born 1826: Bill Arp (writer)
Born 1767: Rachel Jackson (U.S. First Lady)
On This Day in History
1904: Steamboat General Slocum burst into flames on the East River killing 1,021 people
2012: Aerialist Nik Wallenda crossed Niagara Falls on a high wire, becoming the first tightrope walker to cross the falls in more than a century, and the first to cross at the base of the falls.
1938: Johnny Vander Meer of the Cincinnati Reds pitched his second consecutive no-hit, no-run professional baseball game
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.