A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

EVENT

Tue, 2 Nov '21
Campaign headquarters watch party, e.g.
Mon, 12 Jul '21
100- or 200-meter, e.g.
Fri, 30 Apr '21
Dot on a timeline
Mon, 29 Mar '21
Wedding or parade
Sat, 27 Mar '21
Word with field or sales