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Why Don’t the Days Listed in the Diary Entries before Sept. 15, 1752 Correspond to the Days on the Calendar?
In 1752, Great Britain and the American colonies switched from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar, which we use today in a slightly updated form.
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Daily Archives: August 7, 1739
1739 August 7 (Tuesday). Mr. Frink went off, and Mr. Bridgham came, din’d with us, etc.