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Friday, March 6, 2020

Friday links

Daylight Saving Time: Here's DST history (including Ben Franklin's proposal), stories and video.

The Soviet Census Debacle of 1937 - Stalin didn't like the results.

Syndrome K: The Fake Disease That Fooled the Nazis and Saved Lives - Italian doctors made up the disease to save Jews who had fled to their hospital to get away from the Nazis. Syndrome K "patients" were quarantined and the Nazis were told that it was a deadly, disfiguring, and highly contagious illness. More here.

Do you know what Washington saw as the future of America? Mules.