Friday, April 15, 2016

How Did the Months of the Year Get Their Names

1. January

2. February


4. April

5. May

6. June

7. July

8. August

9. September

10. October

11. November

12. December

The earliest Latin calendar was a 10-month one, beginning with March; thus, September was the seventh month, October, the eighth, etc. July was originally called Quintilis, meaning fifth; August was originally called Sextilis, meaning sixth.