Fun Seasonal Facts

By: Vaughn Greene Funeral Services
Sunday, April 1, 2018

  • The first day of spring in the Southern Hemisphere is the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere.
  • Americans consume more than 16 million jelly beans during the Easter holiday. That’s enough jelly beans to circle the globe three times!
  • Music greats Stevie Wonder, Patti LaBelle, and Janet Jackson all celebrate May birthdays.
  • Easter always falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox.
  • Hawaii and Arizona—with the exception of the state’s Navajo Nation—do not observe daylight saving time.
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