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
1900: Tornadoes in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee caused extensive damage and killed 73 people
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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 1971: Joel McHale (actor)
Born 1975: J. D. Drew (baseball player)
On This Day in History
1945: Nuremberg Trials begin in Germany, an international military tribunal, trying Nazi offenders for crimes against peace, humanity and the laws of war.
1914: Photos required for U.S. passports
2007: A 2.4-magnitude earthquake shook Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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.