AUGUST

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ABOUT AUGUST

August is the 8th month of the year in the Gregorian and Julian Calendars and one of seven months with 31 days. In the Southern Hemisphere, August is the seasonal equivalent of February in the Northern Hemisphere.

How did the month of August get its name?.. What is the etymology?.. & What are the origins?..  The answers to these Hot Facts are presented by Teacher Lindsey from Hot Facts Girls on this YouTube video…

The AUGUST NAME ORiGiN :

The month of August was originally named Sextili in Latin, because it was the 6th month in the original 10 month Roman calendar under the rule of Romulus in 753 BC, back when March was the first month of the year. In 700 BC (approximately) it became the 8th month when January and February were added to the year before March by King Numa Pompilius, who made it 29 days. Julius Caesar added two extra days ( = 31 days) when he created the Julian calendar in 45 BC, and renamed it in 8 BC, in honor of Augustus.

AUGUST EVENTS, HOLiDAYS, OBSERVATiONS, SYMBOLS & ZODiAC : .. in production

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