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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: January 4, 1776
1776 January 4 (Thursday). Neighbour N. Chamberlain goes to the Lot, with my Team, my Oxen and two Horses (Brecks and Samuels), but the going is so difficult, that he brings only one Load of Wood.