The Hands of Daylight Savings Time

The Hands of Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time (DST) happened on March 13, 2016. Patch reported that the hour sprang ahead by 2 a.m. Sunday. While the time change was automatic for most digital devices, analog clocks needed to be wound ahead by an hour to compensate for the difference. According to David Prerau, the country’s leading expert on the history of […]

History Channel’s Summer Lineup Announced

History Channel’s Summer Lineup Announced

On May 4, the History Channel announced their upcoming summer lineup which includes all premieres and specials. The schedule includes the return of some fan favorites, plus four new series and the 10 hour Texas Rising series event. The summer lineup kicked off as of May 6, with the return of American Pickers. The summer […]

History of Name Changes of Post Offices

History of Name Changes of Post Offices

So far in August this year, President Obama has signed 21 bills into law. Seven of these bills concerned the naming of government-owned buildings and five buildings were post offices. Although infrequent in early history, legislation naming post offices has become a very common practice.About one-fifth of the laws passed by congress in the past […]

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