April FAQs:

Q: Is April the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar?

A: Yes, and the fifth in the early Julian and one of four months with a length of 30 days.

Q: Was April the second month of the earliest Roman calendar?

A: Yes, and before Ianuarius and Februarius were added by King Numa Pompilius about 700 BC.

Q: Was April sacred to the goddess Venus?

A: Yes, and her Veneralia being held on the first day, it has been suggested that Aprilis was originally her month Aphrilis, from her equivalent Greek goddess name Aphrodite , or from the Etruscan name Apru.

Q: Is April commonly associated with the season of spring in parts of the Northern Hemisphere and autumn in parts of the Southern Hemisphere?

A: Yes, and where it is the seasonal equivalent to October in the Northern Hemisphere and vice versa.

Q: Is April huhtikuu?

A: Yes, and meaning slash-and-burn moon, when gymnosperms for beat and burn clearing of farmland were felled.