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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: June 20, 1726
1726 June 20 (Monday). I rode as far as Mr. Tainters to raising his Barn. It was a pleasant time, but not altogether without Trouble and Toil. Simon Tainter of Westborough.