What are the best resources for learning why February only has 28 days?

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    #1Why Does February Only Have 28 Days?

    Why Does February Only Have 28 Days?

    Why Does February Only Have 28 Days? is a video by It's Okay To Be Smart on Youtube that explains the history of how the modern calendar came to be, why February has 28 days, and 29 every four years.

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    Elizabeth Davidson
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "This is an engaging and fun video. The presenter is knowledgeable and amusing. He explains in an interesting way why February has 28 days. I was not bored watching it and even wanted to see more of his videos. Great solution! "
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    #2Why Are There Only 28 Days in February?

    Why Are There Only 28 Days in February?

    Why Are There Only 28 Days in February? is an article on the Mental Floss website that tells you the story and reason why February has 28/29 days, instead of 30 or 31 as the rest of the months.

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    Jose Schultz
    Written on October 25, 2017
    "I've often wondered why February is the shortest month in the calendar. This Mental Floss explainer sets the record straight in intelligible language. As it turns out, the Romans invented February as a bit of an afterthought. This article is well worth the read. "
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    #3February Hasn't Always Been 28 Days Long, But It's Always Been Special

    February Hasn't Always Been 28 Days Long, But It's Always Been Special

    February Hasn't Always Been 28 Days Long, But It's Always Been Special, is an article by Sara Coughlin on the Refinery29 website that gives you a quick explanation of why February ended up having only 28 days (and 29 days in leap years).

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    Ruth Alvarado
    Written on October 19, 2017
    "This is a great and simple article explaining why February has the number of days it does, without being too overbearing with the information. If you’re wanting something more robust, you might want to go somewhere else; but if you just want the gist of the story this is perfect."

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Best What are the best resources for learning why February only has 28 days
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Why Does February Only Have 28 Days?Videos 7 Free
2Why Are There Only 28 Days in February?Websites 2 Free
3February Hasn't Always Been 28 Days Long, But It's Always Been SpecialWebsites 1 Free
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