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Weather History for July 14
1934: Orogrande, New Mexico, had a high temperature of 116 degrees F
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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 1930: Polly Bergen (actress)
Born 1857: Frederick Louis Maytag (manufacturer)
Born 1918: Ingmar Bergman (director)
On This Day in History
1891: John Smith patented a pure corkboard
1865: First ascent of the Matterhorn was completed by Englishman Edward Whymper
1868: Enclosed tape measure that holds its place patented
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.