Birthdays: June 15

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

1938: 14 inches of rain fell in Lake Creek Basin, Texas

Birthday Weather

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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 1949: Jim Varney (actor)

Born 1958: Wade Boggs (baseball player)

Born 1843: Edvard Hagerup Grieg (composer)

On This Day in History

2011: Total lunar eclipse

1905: Princess Margaret of Connaught married Gustav, Crown Prince of Sweden

1851: Jacob Fussell opened the first commercial ice cream factory, Baltimore, Maryland. Read more about this history and invention of ice cream.

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.

Source: www.yourlovesigns.com

Birthday Cakes

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