Gregorian calendar


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the solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years

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However, Orthodox Christians would be more dramatically affected by this change than Catholics, since the astronomical equinox is much closer to March 21 on the Gregorian calendar than it is to March 21 on the Julian calendar.
Mans Sarip Marohoma, a Filipino engineer based in Riyadh, said: "The difference of 11 days between the Islamic and Gregorian calendars means that over a period of three years, I am paying an additional one month's rent.
Gregorian calendar replaced Julian calendar in 1582.
The Gregorian calendar reduced the length of the calendar year from 365.
Suppose that we wish to know on which day we were born or, alternatively, what day of the week corresponds to any date on the Gregorian calendar.
The subcontinent remained a colony of the British Empire from 1858-1947 , so the Gregorian calendar was introduced to the subcontinent around the mid-19th century.
When the Gregorian calendar was adopted, it became the eighth month of the year and was renamed in honor of Augustus Caesar.
The Gregorian calendar, also known as the western calendar, is based on the earth's movement around the Sun and has a total of 365 days in its year.
Summary: Former Prime Minister Sd Hariri expressed his best wishes to the Lebanese Monday, particularly the country's Christians, on the occasion of Easter for the Christian communities that follow the Gregorian calendar.
NNA - Former Prime Minister Sd Hariri's media bureau issued on Monday the following statement: "Former Prime Minister Sd Hariri contacted President Michel Suleiman, President Amin Gemayel, head of the Lebanese Forces party Samir Geagea, Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai, Army Commander General Jean Kahwagi and a number of political, religious and diplomatic figures, and congratulated them on the occasion of Easter for the Christian communities that follow the Gregorian calendar.
Orthodox and Coptic Christians celebrate Christmas day on January 7 because they follow the Julian Calendar, which was replaced in Western Europe by the Gregorian calendar 500 years ago.
BETHLEHEM, December 24, 2012 (WAFA) -- Palestinian Christians who follow the Gregorian calendar Monday began Christmas' celebrations with thousands of them arriving in the holy city of Bethlehem.
Dr Karl, the prolific science writer and author of 50 Shades of Grey Matter, said he came up with the date after developing a complex algorithm using the Mayan calendar, the Gregorian calendar, mathematics, and comedy, it added.
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Well, that's by the Gregorian calendar, not by the Iranian calendar.