Birthdays: September 22

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 22

1961: Hurricane Esther circled Cape Cod, Massachusetts, for four days, bringing heavy rains and widespread flooding to Maine

Birthday Weather

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Birthday Lore for September 22

You are a dreamer, have a vivid imagination, and make elaborate plans, which you never carry out. Cultivate self-reliance, perseverance, and foresight. You are loving and lovable, gentle and attractive, a favorite among your friends, and popular with everyone.

Who Else Shares This Birthday?

Born 1788: George Gordon Lord Byron (poet)

Born 1927: Tommy Lasorda (baseball player)

Born 1954: Shari Belafonte-Harper (actress)

On This Day in History

1964: Fiddler on the Roof opened on Broadway

1789: Position of U.S. Postmaster General established

1995: Turner Broadcasting System announced plans to merge with Time Warner

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.


Birthday Cakes

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