Some interesting facts about our calendar

The most common calendar system we are using today is the Gregorian Calendar or better known as the Western Calendar. We are familiar with the number of days we have for a particular month, that there are 31 days for January, March, May, July, August, October and December, 30 days for April, June, September and November while February has either 28 or 29 days depending on the year (leap) we are in.

But do you know that the year 1752, the month of September has only 19 days.

Yes, September is missing from the 3rd to the 13th day. Why is that so? You can read it here.

Talking about calendar, I noticed that both iCal for Mac OS X and Google Cal got the calendar wrong, historically speaking. Only Unix got the dates historically correct. It is a small matter though, because by October the days will be align properly.

I will end here with another fact, that there existed a 30th of February once.



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