Why are there only 28 days in February?

Why does February (usually) only have 28 days?

You can thank the ancient Romans and their superstitions for February sometimes only having 28 days. Though records of early Roman calendars are hard to...
Valentines Day

Why is it called Valentine’s Day?

The origins of Valentine’s Day are shrouded in mystery. What is known is that February has historically been celebrated as a month of romance...
Groundhog

What is Groundhog Day and where did it come from?

Groundhog day has its origins in an ancient Celtic festival called Imbolc, which was held on each year on February 1st.
Super Bowl

Why is it called the Super Bowl?

The inaugural game was not officially known as the Super Bowl. In a 1966 letter to then-NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle, AFL founder and Kansas...
Why do we light fireworks on New Year's Eve

Why do we light fireworks on New Year’s Eve?

Fireworks (aka firecrackers) were invented in China in the seventh century. Historically, many cultures thought fireworks could scare off evil spirits. According to Chinese legend,...

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