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Weather History for November 3
1890: Los Angeles, California, reached 96 degrees F
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Birthday Lore for November 3
Impulsive and subject to moods, you will love with strength and ardor and demand the same from your mate. You love travel and change of scene and can readily adapt yourself to any environment. You are generous and kind. It gives you a great deal of real pleasure to help others.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 2010: Giant panda cub at Zoo Atlanta
Born 1801: Vincenzo Bellini (composer)
Born 1933: Michael Dukakis (politician)
On This Day in History
1908: William Howard Taft elected as president of the U.S.
1936: President Franklin D. Roosevelt reelected for second term
1883: In California, the poet and outlaw calling himself "Black Bart" made his last robbery when he stole a Wells Fargo strongbox from a stagecoach. A handkerchief left at the scene led to his arrest
Signs of the Zodiac
SCORPIO (October 23-November 22)
The Scorpion or the Eagle. Ruling planet: Pluto. Element: Water. Quality: Willpower. Ability: To focus on goals.You are the strongest members of the zodiac. Because of this, there is no middle road for you: Choose the high road or the low road, but choose you must. Unlike the other astrological signs of strength, you don’t waste it showing it off. You wait until you truly want something and then focus your will on your goals, drawing them in like a fisherman reels in his net. You have the capacity to get what you want.