A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

APRIL

Tue, 7 May '24
The "cruellest" month, per T.S. Eliot
Thu, 16 Nov '23
Alphabetically first in a set of 12
Mon, 30 Oct '23
Earth Day month
Sun, 25 Jun '23
Name found on a calendar
Wed, 2 Nov '22
When many hibernations end
Mon, 6 Jun '22
Busy month for accountants
Thu, 5 Aug '21
When the Lyrid meteor shower typically peaks
Sun, 24 Jan '21
When high school seniors often visit the colleges that accepted them