HiSTORY ON THiS DAY iN FEBRUARY
February is the 2nd month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. It is the shortest month and the only month with fewer than 30 days. This month has 28 days in common years and 29 days in leap years.
February is the 3rd month of meteorological winter in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere it is the 3rd month of summer, the seasonal equivalent of August in the Northern Hemisphere, in meteorological reckoning.
How did the month of February get its name?.. What is the etymology?.. & What are the origins?.. The answers to these Hot Facts about February are presented by Teacher Lindsey from Hot Facts Girls on this YouTube video…
The FEBRUARY NAME & ORiGiN:
The Roman month Februarius was named after the Latin term februum, which means purification, via the purification ritual Februa held on the 15th February (full moon) in the old lunar Roman calendar. January and February were the last two months to be added to the Roman calendar, since the Romans originally considered winter a monthless period.
FEBRUARY EVENTS, HOLiDAYS, OBSERVATiONS, SYMBOLS & ZODiAC : .. in production