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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: March 12, 1757
1757 March 12 (Saturday). Bought two shoats of Neighbour Alpheus Newton alive at 12d per pound.