Did You Know? Countdown to April 2009 (03/25)

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore about the Month of April

March 25 : 07 days till April

Did you know that April was originally the second month, not the fourth month, of the year?

In the early Roman calendar, the month was referred to as Aprilis, likely derived from the Roman word for “to open” — perhaps referring to the opening of spring flowers.

We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to the the month of April! So stop by again tomorrow.

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