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 November 20
1987: Eighteen inches of snow at Paradise, Michigan
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Birthday Lore for November 20
You have positive opinions, but are not argumentative. You keep your own counsel and never violate a confidence. You are trustworthy and reliable and have much latent ability. Your friends are only with those who have interests similar to yours. You should marry early in life.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1726: Oliver Wolcott (politician)
Born 1975: J. D. Drew (baseball player)
Born 1939: Dick Smothers (comedian)
On This Day in History
1947: Princess Elizabeth (later to be known as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II) married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten
1861: The final ride of the Pony Express completed
1966: The musical, Cabaret, premiered at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York
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.