Today in History - September 14th. 1752 - Gregorian Calendar

On September 14th. 1752, the British Empire adopted the Gregorian Calendar.













Pope Gregory XIII celebrating the introduction of the Gregorian Calendar - 
Source picture: Wikipedia

The introduction of the Gregorian Calendar had a lot of consequences.
In the British Empire they were skipping 11 days.


Painting - Humours of an election: Give us 11 days - Source: Wikipedia

Post a Comment