Kiefer Sutherland (actor) was born on this day in 1966. Marc Connelly (playwright) died on this day in 1980.
The Winter Solstice
Winter Solstice 2019: The First Day of Winter
Winter officially begins with the Winter Solstice on Saturday,December 21, 2019. This is the astronomical first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Enjoy our winter solstice facts, folklore, FAQs, and more!
…and you wished you had a generator? Not everyone knows how much power they use, and even fewer are aware of their emergency power needs. We found this easy-to-use calculator to help you get an idea of what you’ll need.
The Reason for the Seasons
What causes our four seasons—spring, summer, winter, fall? Why do our seasons change? You might guess that the seasons are caused by the distance between our planet and the Sun. That’s not it! We explain…