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 September 10
1964: Hurricane Dora made landfall, St. Augustine, Florida
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Birthday Lore for September 10
You are uncommunicative and do not like to be questioned about your own affairs or those of anyone else. You are ambitious, resourceful, impulsive, and emotional, and are guided by your intuition. You love your home and family and are capable of a deep and fervent love.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1934: Charles Kuralt (journalist)
Born 1968: Guy Ritchie (director)
Born 1885: Carl Van Doren (biographer, critic, author of non-fiction)
On This Day in History
1846: Elias Howe patented his lockstitch sewing machine
1939: Canada declared war on Germany (World War II)
1608: Jamestown colony in Virginia received a new president, John Smith
Signs of the Zodiac
VIRGO (August 23-September 22)
The Virgin. Ruling planet: Mercury. Element: Earth. Quality: Logical. Ability: To reason.You are the organized thinkers of the zodiac. With a critical eye, you dissect and analyze all sorts of data. You seek perfection, and you are able to see instantly the flaw in any given situation. Loving information, you file and store it away for future retrieval. You understand computers intuitively, as your own brain functions in exactly the same manner.Incorporating a sense of humor into your personality keeps you from becoming overly serious. Dependable and responsible, you must guard against taking on the accountability of others. Once you have truly learned how to have fun, yours is an enviable life.