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From: Terry Reigel <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] re irregular date
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2011 16:04:01 -0400
In-Reply-To: <4D8F7DA9.80900@Damon-Family.org>


Richard Damon wrote:

> This date could be Feb 29, 1767/8 Julian, i.e. the year
> would have been 1768 if they number the years starting
> Jan 1st, but they were actually using the Mar 15th year
> change day, so they recorded it as 1767.

According to the Wikipedia article "Gregorian calendar " Sweden adopted the Gregorian calendar in 1753, adopted January 1 as new year in 1559, so that would not seem to apply in this case.

Terry Reigel


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