August 22nd is the Full Sturgeon Moon. It’s also a blue moon. The Old Farmers Almanac says that this month’s moon was named as such because it was observed that the fish in the Great Lakes were more plentiful this time of year. It is also noted to be a good day to make jams or jellies.
Read some superstitions about the number 22.
Tomorrow the sun enters Virgo.
Lucky numbers: 9 and 17
Magic 8 ball answer: Ask again later.
For today: Have an apple.
The Modern Prometheus
Actress Mae Clark was born on August 16, 1910.
Italian monk, cosmographer, and cartographer Vincenzo Coronelli was born on August 16, 1650.
The frog asks to be allowed to enter the castle
Born on August 15th:
Civil engineer John Metcalf, also known as Blind Jack, was born on August 15, 1717. Blind from the age of six, he has a surprising legacy in pioneering modern road construction, along with John MacAdam and Thomas Telford.
Napoléon Bonaparte, 1769
Writer Sir Walter Scott , 1771.