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16 Calendar (n.) A table showing the days, weeks
and months of a year.
Friendly Memo
Reminder Gregorian calendar - The calendar now in general
use in most parts of the world; first prescribed in
This mid size memo calendar 1582 by Pope Gregory XIII to correct the Julian
year to the astronomical year.
pad is “just right”. Memo box
Hebrew calendar - A calendar based on the
is ample, big enough to write lunar month and reckoning the year of creation
as 3761 B.C. Since the Hebrew months are
those friendly reminder notes. mostly shorter, they do not coincide in any
systematic manner with those of the Gregorian
calendar except by approximation.

Julian dates - The consecutive numbering of
each day of the year through 365, also includes
counting backwards with days remaining. Helpful
when figuring interest or gestation of crops &

Moslem (or Mohammedan) calendar - The calendar generally used in all Moslem countries, reckoning time
from July 16, 622, the day following Mohammed’s flight from Mecca to Medina, and consisting of 12
lunar months.

French Revolution calendar - The calendar instituted on October 5, 1793, by the first French Republic, and
abolished December 31, 1805. It divided the year into 12 months of 30 days each, with 5 (in leap years 6)
supplementary days at the end of the last month.

Roman calendar - A lunar calendar attributed to Numa. The day of the new moon was the calends and the
day of the full moon was the ides (Latin)

Julian dates and moons are useful for calculating activities related to business, travel, animal husbandry,
farming, tides, etc. Moons are useful to homeowners estimating the amount of moonlight one might encounter
if out and about after sunset.
Credit: *Funk & Wagnalls Standard Encyclopedia Dictionary

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