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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Does February Have Only 28 Days?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Does February Have Only 28 Days?

“30 days hath September…April, June, and November. All the rest have 31, except for February, which has 28…and, counting leap year, has 29. Why DOES February have only 28 days? The reason why February has 28 days is because, to the Romans, February was an afterthought. In the 8th century BC, the 10-month Calendar of…Read More