April FAQs:

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

A: Yes, and the fifth in the early Julian, the first of four months to have a length of 30 days, and the second of five months to have a length of less than 31 days.

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

A: Yes, and spring in parts of the Northern Hemisphere , where it is the seasonal equivalent to October in the Southern 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.

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 the Month of the Resurrection of the Lord?

A: Yes.

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

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