Tag: Months


It was originally the ninth month of the ancient Roman calendar with 30 days. Around 700 BCE it became the eleventh month of the year with a length of 29 days when King Numa Pompilius reformed the calendar and added the months of January and February. During the Julian calendar reform, a day was added […]

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October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars. It was originally the eighth month in the old Roman calendar, which is why October retained its name (from the Latin octō meaning “eight”) once January and February were inserted into the calendar it became the tenth month. October is commonly […]

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