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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 14, 1754
1754 June 14 (Friday). Captain Bakers Company together in pursuance of Beating Orders to go to the Eastward; I pray’d with the Company. Captain Timothy Brigham of Southborough and others here after the Company was dismiss’d. Edward Baker of Westborough.