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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 4, 1782
1782 April 4 (Thursday). Expected Samuel Drake to work, but he came not. Mr. Eustick, Baptist Minister at Grafton, came in to See me; which I took very kindly of him.