Why does February have only 28 days?

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February has 28 days to account for the extra six hours that the earth takes to revolve around the sun. Another theory holds that initially the original 10 month calender was used to track agricultural activities and February was added later as it had no agricultural significance.
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The first calendar was actually created by the Romans. At first, it only had 10 months and 304 days. Later on, 2 more months were added bringing the total number of days to 355. Julius
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Calendars are not easy to make. Our calendar today is based on the one that the Romans used, which was very confusing. Romulus, the first king of Rome, made a 10 month calendar based
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February only has 28 days because of the old Roman Calendar. One month had
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I think the ancient americans came up with the calendar system so they knew when they would kill someone. Also every 4 years there are 29 days in February. This is just the math.
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