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Birthdays: September 29

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 29

1915: Hurricane hit SE Louisiana. Wind gusts up to 140 mph recorded

Birthday Weather

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Birthday Lore for September 29

You are impulsive, emotional, and impatient, and like to get results quickly. You have originality, are quite versatile and quick to grasp a point, and have good judgment. You have a keen sense of humor, are winsome and vivacious, and are loving and demonstrative in your family. Your home life will be a happy one.

Who Else Shares This Birthday?

Born 1897: Herbert Agar (journalist)

Born 1913: Stanley Kramer (producer)

Born 1810: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (author)

On This Day in History

2002: 2-pound 13-ounce southern kingfish caught near Sandbridge, Virginia

1988: Space shuttle Discovery launched

Signs of the Zodiac

LIBRA (September 23-October 22)

The Scales. Ruling planet: Venus. Element: Air. Quality: Relating. Ability: Diplomacy.You are the tactful diplomats of the zodiac. Ever concerned with the impact of your words and actions, you strive for harmony in all things. You weigh and balance with careful deliberation and thoroughly think through all your plans and activities. Good at seeing all sides of a situation, you are often drawn to fields dealing with the law or courts. Justice is your companion.While balance is your watchword, you do not maintain center at all times, rather, continuously swing and sway back and forth, always striving for the central point. If you work too many hours one week, you will sleep in a lot during the next. You intuitively sense where to fulfill your needs.


Birthday Cakes

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