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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: July 11, 1781
1781 July 11 (Wednesday). Wrote to Mr. Quincy for Breck to carry to Boston, which he did in the night.