How did the days of the week get their names?

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  • Sunday comes from Sun’s day.
  • Monday comes from Moon’s day.
  • Tuesday comes from Tiwes’ day (God of war).
  • Wednesday comes from Woden’s day (Anglo-Saxon King of the Gods).
  • Thursday comes from Thor’s day (God of Thunder).
  • Friday comes from Freya’s day (Goddess of love and fruitfulness) or Frig’s day (wife of Odin).
  • Saturday comes from Saturn’s day.

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