Why Is February The Shortest Month?

4 August 2017, 11:56

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Why is February the shortest of all the months?

Mystery Hour Question

Why is February the shortest month?

Eman, Lightwater

Answer

Name: James O'Brien

Answer: In Ancient Rome the emperor Augustus Caesar wanted to establish his importance by having a month named after him with more days in it than other months. He took a day from February and added it to August.

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