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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 does February have only 28 days? | Reference.com

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The designation of only 28 days in February began when King Numa Pompilius ... To realign the new calendar correctly, 46 B.C. was 445 days long, and ...

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.

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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 28 days, and July and August, 31 days ...

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Jan 6, 2008 ... 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.

Why does February only have 28 days? | blog.enfocamp.com

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February is wrapping up. It is a short month because it is “missing” days, but why does this month only have 28 days (or 29 in a leap year) instead of 30 or 31.

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.

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

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The ancient Romans were pretty pragmatic. They didn't see a need to put a label on days that ... February was supposedly handed 28 days so that it would be the only month ... Another explanation says: Some have speculated that Caesar added a day to February when he reformed the calendar—making it 29 days long .

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 ...