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Birthdays: July 6

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 July 6

1936: Moorhead, Minnesota, was 114 degrees F

Birthday Weather

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Birthday Lore for July 6

You are serious in everything you do, whether love, work, or recreation. You are a great reader, a profound thinker, and an ardent student, and make the most of your abilities. You enjoy culture and refinement, and whatever you undertake is done to the best of your ability.

Who Else Shares This Birthday?

Born 1925: Merv Griffin (entertainer)

Born 1957: Ronald Duguay (hockey player)

Born 1755: John Flaxman (sculptor)

On This Day in History

1699: Notorious pirate Captain William Kidd ("Captain Kidd") seized in Boston

1919: First Atlantic crossing by a dirigible completed, Scotland to N.Y.

1957: Althea Gibson won the Wimbledon championship becoming the first African American athlete to do so

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.

Source: www.yourlovesigns.com

Birthday Cakes

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

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