Why Pope Gregory made January first the first day of the year – Denver Nicks

“At last in 1752, acknowledging that its calendar was now a full 11 days out of sync with the rest of Europe, England finally adopted the Gregorian Calendar, starting the year on January 1 and chopping eleven days from September. Her colonies—including the New World soon to become the United States–followed suit.” – Denver Nicks Some […]



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