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 December 6
1998: Strong storms spread 60 mph winds throughout northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio
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Birthday Lore for December 6
You are original, cautious, and accurate, and have great determination. It is very hard to move you once your mind is made up. You are a sincere and loyal friend and sacrifice much for friendship's sake. You love travel. In your home, you demand obedience and get it through love rather than by force.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1962: Janine Turner (actress)
Born 1955: Steven Wright (comedian & actor)
Born 1958: Nick Park (filmmaker & animator)
On This Day in History
1921: The Anglo-Irish Treaty is signed, giving Ireland dominion status and establishing Irish Free State
1989: Gunman kills 14 women at University of Montreal
1907: Monongah, West Virginia, coal mine disaster killed 362 men. One of the worst in U.S. history
Signs of the Zodiac
SAGITTARIUS (November 23-December 21)
The Archer. Ruling planet: Jupiter. Element: Fire. Quality: Philosophical.Ability: To see the bigger picture. You are the philosophers of the zodiac. On a personal mission to discover Truth (with a capital “T”), you intuitively understand that there is more to life and living than what is apparent on the surface. You seek to know the inner causes of the outer manifestations, and yours is a spiritual quest.