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 9
1980: It was 61 degrees F in Boston at 1:00 A.M.
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Birthday Lore for December 9
You are slightly inclined toward pessimism and should strive to curb this tendency. You have keen intuitive powers and through them quite frequently save yourself and friends from disaster. You are kind, somewhat sensitive, versatile, discreet, and eager to learn. You are loving and considerate in your home.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1922: Redd Foxx (actor)
Born 1899: Jean de Brunhoff (author of Babar books)
Born 1941: Beau Bridges (actor)
On This Day in History
1990: Marguerite d'Youville became first Canadian-born saint
1621: Robert Cushman gave first known sermon in the "United States," in Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts
1939: Quebec adopted a new coat of arms
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.