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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: May 2, 1752
1752 May 2 (Saturday). It was too cloudy to view the Eclipse which occurs to Day. At about Sunsetting Mr. John Rogers brought 6,000 of Shingles.