calendar.jpgThis day didn’t exist, at least  in England in 1752.  The next 10 days did not exist either.  When England changed to the Gregorian calendar (named for Pope Gregory XIII) on September 2, 1752.   It was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar (introduced by Julius Caesar in 46 BC), that was in use up until that time.  The people in a riot said the government stole 11 days of their lives.  You can look it up yourself if you would like to learn more about it.  This fact and because there isn’t much that happened on this day in history and just because I’m feeling lazy gives me a good excuse for not doing too many posts today.  Plus it’s labor day today, so enjoy yourselves.

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