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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 4, 1775
1775 July 4 (Tuesday). Those that tend upon John don’t need to Sit up through the Night, but lye by him, and rise two or three times in the night to hand him what he wants. Lt. Baker kindly here.