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 25
1953: It was 86 degrees F in Anchorage, Alaska
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Birthday Lore for June 25
You are blithe and happy and have many loyal friends who always help you out when you are in difficulty. Be more cautious and give due consideration to what you are going to do; you are apt to rush into things too quickly. You are charitable and tolerant in your judgment and capable of strong and sincere love.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1903: Eric Arthur Blair (better known by the pen-name George Orwell)
Born 1971: Angela Kinsey (actress)
Born 1945: Carly Simon (musician)
On This Day in History
1630: Massachusetts Bay Colony Governor John Winthrop introduced the fork to American dining
2007: An alligator attacked a golfer who was retrieving a ball from a pond, Venice, Florida
1886: A 19-year-old cellist in the orchestra of the Rio de Janeiro Opera House in Brazil picked up the baton and conducted the orchestra in a performance of Aida when the regular conductor failed to make an apperance. The cellist name: Arturo Toscanini. (His success prompted him to abandon his cello for a conductor's career)
Signs of the Zodiac
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
The Crab. Ruling planet: Moon. Element: Water. Quality: Sensitivity. Ability: Nurturing.You are the shy, supportive members of the zodiac. Home and family are very important to you, and you are willing to submerge your own wants and desires for the good of your immediate group. Often quite ambitious, you seek to get ahead in order to provide the best for your loved ones.