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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 28, 1747
1747 July 28 (Tuesday). Mrs. Miller extremely low. I went to see her again. Mr. Bass with me, in the Chaise which they came up in. My wife and Mrs. Keggell visited Mrs. Maynard. They lodg’d with us.