The weather is hot and summer is here!  Whether your plans include going on holiday or staying at home, here are some interesting summer facts to share.
The first Olympic Games were held in the summer  of  1896 in Athens, Greece.
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. The last day of summer is always 20th September.
The Eiffel Tower actually grows in the heat of the summer. Due to the iron expanding, the tower grows approximately 6 inches every summer.
If you love ice cream, the summer season should be your favourite as July is national ice cream month!
The first women’s bathing suit was created in the 1800’s. It came with a pair of bloomers.
Roman general Marc Antony named the month of July after Julius Caesar.
August was named after Julius Caesar’s nephew. He had received the title “Augustus” which means “reverend”.
Have a great summer everyone 🙂