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In 1900 the two systems became further out-of-step, when Wednesday 28 February was followed by Thursday 29 February in countries using the Julian calendar, but by Thursday 1 March in those following the Gregorian.This 13-day difference lasted until the Gregorian calendar was introduced in most of Russia on 14 February 1918.To solve the problem, Pope Gregory XIII created what is known as the Gregorian calendar.This new calendar changed the first day of the year to January 1 and also jumped ahead by 10 days to make up for the lost time.So, for example, the composer's birthdate was recorded in the Votkinsk registry of births as having occurred on Thursday 25 April 1840, which was exactly the same day as Thursday in western Europe and North America.These differences were due to the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in most countries, while others (including the Russian and Ottoman empires) retained the earlier Julian calendar.I’ll start in the 1840s because the first known portrait was taken about 1840, but remember that photographs from the 1840s and 50s are very rare.
Just in the last 50 years, societal events such as the feminist movement, birth control, increased lifespan, and the Internet have created new rules of engagement.
This shift in dates was due to an Act of Parliament passed in 1750, known as Chesterfield’s Act, which put into motion a series of changes that fundamentally altered the way that many measured time.
The calendar used by many nations around the world (including both Britain and America) was originally created by Julius Caesar in the year 45 B.
Here are 19 good ol’ fashioned rules that still apply today.
During Tchaikovsky's lifetime the calendar used throughout the Russian Empire was twelve days behind that used in the West.