March named after god Mars

Did you know that the month March was named after the Roman god of war Mars?

March was once the first month of the year and was considered to be a good moment to start a war.

The months Januari, May and June are also named after gods. These gods are: Januari after Janus (god of beginners and transitions), May after Maia (goddess of growth) and June after Juno (Protector of the state).