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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 29, 1780
1780 August 29 (Tuesday). An uncommonly burning Season, hot Sun and drying Winds — so that the Droughth is much increased.