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February is the second month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. It is the shortest month and the only month with fewer than 30 days. The month has 28 days in common years or 29 days ...

Why Are There Only 28 Days in February? | Mental Floss

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Feb 2, 2014 ... Rather, February has 28 days because, to the Romans, the month was ... numbers, and you'll see a problem—the year is only 304 days long.

Why are there 28 days in February? - Slate

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Feb 27, 2007 ... Why does February have only 28 days? ... calendar more accurate by syncing it up with the actual lunar year—which is about 354 days long.

Why does February have 28 days, and July and August, 31 days ...

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They believe February always had 28 days ever since the time of King Numa Pompilius. He decided ... And hence, it was given only 28 days. ... It is a long story.

Why Does February Have Just 28 Days, Anyway? - io9 - Gizmodo

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Feb 24, 2015 ... February gets the shaft when it comes to days in the month. While other months last 30 or 31 days, February has 28 or 29, depending on the ...

The Straight Dope: How come February has only 28 days?

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Feb 27, 1987 ... How come February only has 28 days (plus an extra day in leap year) ... seven of the months 29 days long, and four months 31 days long.

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Feb 23, 2015 ... It's not the size of the month that matters… Subscribe: http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub Twitter : @okaytobesmart ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Why ...

Why does February have only 28 days? - Ask.com

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The designation of only 28 days in February began when King Numa Pompilius reformed the ... To realign the new calendar correctly, 46 B.C. was 445 days long, and afterwards, the years were of standard length. In the Julian calendar, a leap ...

Why is February such a short month, having only 28 or 29 days ...

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Jan 12, 2001 ... Basically Caesar Augustus stole a day for his month. - In the year 3961 AM, which we call 46 BC, Julius Caesar standardized the civil calendar ...

Why does February only have 28 days?

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The moon takes 29 1/2 days to rotate around the Earth, while the Earth takes 365 1/4 days to rotate around the sun. In the very first calendars, created thousands ...

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Why does February have 28 days? Why 29 in leap years? - Quora

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After December, there was just a long wasteland that nobody really cared about. ... February was supposedly handed 28 days so that it would be the only month ...

February's 28 Days Explained | UANews

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Feb 26, 2014 ... Why does February have only 28 days? ... the Greek writer Herodotus, who lived in the 5th century BC and composed a long prose account of ...

Why does February only have 28 days? : AskHistorians - Reddit

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Jun 10, 2013 ... Seven months have 31 days, four have 30. Seems most logical to take two days from the 31 months to give February 30. ... If I was a Russian peasant living in Eastern Siberia in 1613, how long would it take me to know, ...