Birthdays: November 20

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

Birthday Weather

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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 1920: Gene Tierney (actress)

Born 1726: Oliver Wolcott (politician)

Born 1884: Norman Thomas (social reformer)

On This Day in History

1907: Fire wiped out most of business district in Oceana, West Virginia

1914: Photos required for U.S. passports

2007: The Wizard of Oz Munchkins received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

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.

Source: www.yourlovesigns.com

Birthday Cakes

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