A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Sat, 14 May '22
Day after Pi Day, e.g.
Sun, 8 May '22
Time for March madness?
Tue, 26 Oct '21
Fateful day for Caesar
Sat, 16 Oct '21
Date sacred to Jupiter
Wed, 6 Oct '21
Follower of the calends and the nones
Sun, 9 May '21
The 13th or 15th