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by Maritimo
Wed Jun 07, 2006 8:36 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Australian dates for autumn, spring, summer and winter
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Australian dates for autumn, spring, summer and winter

I was told some time ago (by a meteorologist) that Australia's use of the calendar to indicate the start of summer/winter was started by the redcoats when the colony was being established - the military needed a firm point from which to change from winter to summer uniforms and figured June 1/Decemb...