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Birthdays: July 14

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 14

1934: Orogrande, New Mexico, had a high temperature of 116 degrees F

Birthday Weather

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Birthday Lore for July 14

With your sincerity and straightforwardness, you can not tolerate or understand anything different in others. You are optimistic, generous, confiding, and idealistic, and would suffer terribly if an ideal were shattered. Your love is pure, and to be happy you must have the understanding of your mate.

Who Else Shares This Birthday?

Born 1966: Matthew Fox (actor)

Born 1967: Robin Ventura (baseball player)

Born 1913: Gerald Ford (38th U.S. president)

On This Day in History

1223: Louis VIII became King of France upon the death of his father

2001: The International Olympic Committee voted for China to be the host of the 2008 Olympics for the first time

1965: Mariner 4 delivered close-up photos of Mars

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!