jdaw1 wrote:Those resident in the USA, and most of those resident in Canada, are reminded to put their clocks forward tonight.
Perhaps this thread can be used in the future: subscribe to the thread, and for aeons (æons?) to come you will be reminded of these matters.
Scotland had already made the change to having the year begin on 1 January in 1600,
jdaw1 wrote:In 1752, merely to fall in line with a European mis-calculation, worse was done (Calendar Act of 1750).
jdaw1 wrote:My grumble is the miscalculation. Pope Gregory reset the clock back to the Council of Nicea, rather than to the original Julian proclamation. Hence the modern calendar is wrong by three days. Today should be Tuesday 13th March 2009, rather than Tuesday 10th March 2009.
My campaign to have this fixed has got off to a slow start.
jdaw1 wrote:My campaign to have this fixed has got off to a slow start.
jdaw1 wrote:Ooooh: has my campaign gained a second adherent?DRT wrote:I haven't laughed so loudly in an empty house for a very long time
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