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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: April 8, 1749
1749 April 8 (Saturday). Ebenezer ploughing Stubble Ground. P.M. Rheumatic Pains increas’d much in my right arm. A great hindrance to me — at Night especially.