A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

VISA

Sun, 20 Feb '22
What BankAmericard became in 1976
Thu, 20 Jan '22
Collectible stamp?
Sat, 30 Oct '21
Checked item for some travelers
Thu, 21 Oct '21
Request at a consulate
Sat, 9 Oct '21
Travel item
Tue, 15 Jun '21
Its card numbers all begin with 4
Mon, 26 Apr '21
Document for foreign travel