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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: May 20, 1748
1748 May 20 (Friday). At Mr. Whipplles with my wife at the Raising of his Barn.