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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 31, 1747
1747 July 31 (Friday). Our Friends undertook their Journey to Boston — having had fine Weather all the Time of their being here. Ebenezer sow’d the West Yard with Turnips.