Tag Archives: the calendar

May 12, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2012 a missing piece of the Mayan calendar was discovered, proving that the Mayans didn’t believe the world would end in 2012. The missing piece was believed to be an advertisement that said, “Send … Continue reading

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August 13, 3114 BC

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 3114 BC according to the Lounsbury correlation, the Mayan calendar started. This is in direct conflict with the work of Archbishop James Ussher, who claims the world was created on Sunday, October 23, 4004 … Continue reading

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October 6, 1923

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! On this day in 1923, the USSR adopted an experimental calendar. They kept the same twelve months, January, February, March, April, May, June, Judo, July, August, September, October, November, and December, but went to a … Continue reading

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September 3, 1752

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1752. This day never happened nor did the next 10 as England adopted the Gregorian Calendar. People rioted because they believed the government stole 11 days of their lives. There is nothing I can … Continue reading

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September 2, 1752

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1752 – September 2, became the the last day of the Julian calendar within Britain and its colonies. It was replaced by the Gregorian calendar and the British parliament decided an 11-day discrepancy between … Continue reading

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