Facts on summer, गर्मी पर तथ्य

FACTS ON SUMMER, गर्मी पर तथ्य

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The first modern Olympic Games were held in the summer in 1896 in Athens, Greece.

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The first day of summer is between June 20th and June 22nd every year. The first day of summer is called the summer solstice, and the day varies due to the Earth’s rotation not exactly reflecting our calendar year.

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The last day of summer is September 20th.

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Watermelon is one of summer’s best summer treats. Did you know that watermelons are not a fruit, but a vegetable instead? They belong to the cucumber family of vegetables.

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The Eiffel tower actually grows in the heat of the summer. Due to the iron expanding, the tower grows about 6 inches every summer.

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If you love ice cream, the summer season should be your favorite. July is national ice cream month.

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Another interesting fact about summer is that television shows used to only be reruns during the summer months. The idea being that everyone was outside enjoying the weather.

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A June fun fact is that the month of June is named after the Roman goddess Juno.

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The first women’s bathing suit was created in the 1800’s. It came with a pair of bloomers.

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The “dog days of summer” refer to the dates from July 3rd to August 11th. They are named so after the Sirius the Dog Star. This star is located in the constellation of Canis Major.

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For a July fun fact, Roman general Marc Antony named the month of July after Julius Caesar.

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July is national blueberry month.

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The longest day of the year is on the summer solstice.

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Mosquitos are most prevalent during summer months. Mosquitos have been on earth for more than 30 million years.

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Most theme and water parks are on a summer seasonal schedule. Most amusement parks have a full time season from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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August was named after Julius Caesar’s nephew. He had received the title of “Augustus” which means “reverend”.

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The first National Spelling Bee was held on June 17th, 1825.

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Ice pops were invented in 1905 by an 11 year old boy.

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The word “solstice” is from the Latin solstitium, which is from sol (sun) and stitium (to stop) because it seems as if the sun stops at the solstice.

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In the Northern Hemisphere, summer solstice occurs sometime between June 20 and June 22, and between December 20 and December 23 in the Southern Hemisphere.

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The word “season” is from the Old French season, which means “sowing/planting” or “seed time.”

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Summer babies are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD and are less likely to become CEOs.

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Warmer weather causes certain diseases to peak during the summer, such as Valley Fever, West Nile Lyme Disease, and food poisoning.

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The first Olympic Games in the modern era were the 1896 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad in Athens, Greece.

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According to custom, in the United States, a person can wear white pants only during the summer, or between Memorial Day and Labor Day.