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Gregorian Calendar Adopted

2 September - In 1751 the Gregorian Calendar was adopted in Britain, resulting in the loss of 11 days, compared to the old Julian calendar.

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 That was only for England, Wales and Ireland. The Scottish Parliament of James VI passed the Gregorian Calander Act in December 1599. The 31st of December 1599 was followed by 12th January 1600. 

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Thanks for the update Bugs :)



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