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  Calendar Converter
The Gregorian calendar was proclaimed by Pope Gregory XIII and took effect in most Catholic states in 1582, in which October 4, 1582 of the Julian calendar was followed by October 15 in the new calendar, correcting for the accumulated discrepancy between the Julian calendar and the equinox as of that date.
The Bahá'í calendar is a solar calendar organised as a hierarchy of cycles, each of length 19, commemorating the 19 year period between the 1844 proclamation of the Báb in Shiraz and the revelation by Bahá'u'lláh in 1863.
Since year 1 of the Indian calendar differs from year 1 of the Gregorian, to determine whether a year in the Indian calendar is a leap year, add 78 to the year of the Saka era then apply the Gregorian calendar rule to the sum.
www.fourmilab.ch /documents/calendar   (5200 words)

 Judaism 101: Jewish Calendar
A few years ago, I was in a synagogue, and I overheard one man ask another, "When is Chanukkah this year?" The other man smiled slyly and replied, "Same as always: the 25th of Kislev." This humorous comment makes an important point: the date of Jewish holidays does not change from year to year.
The Jewish calendar is based on three astronomical phenomena: the rotation of the Earth about its axis (a day); the revolution of the moon about the Earth (a month); and the revolution of the Earth about the sun (a year).
After many years of blissful ignorance, I finally sat down and worked out the mathematics involved, and I have added a page on The Jewish Calendar: A Closer Look, which may be of interest to those who want a deeper understanding or who want to write a Jewish calendar computer program.
www.jewfaq.org /calendar.htm   (1587 words)

 Leap Years   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
According to the Gregorian calendar, which is the civil calendar in use today, years evenly divisible by 4 are leap years, with the exception of centurial years that are not evenly divisible by 400.
The Gregorian calendar year is intended to be of the same length as the cycle of the seasons.
This was the basis of the Julian calendar, introduced by Julius Caesar in 46 B.C. In this case the calendar year is longer than the tropical year by about 0.0078 days.
aa.usno.navy.mil /faq/docs/leap_years.html   (373 words)

 Seasons of the Christian Church Year
The rest of the church year provides opportunity to reflect on the meaning of the coming of Jesus and his commission to his people to be a light to the world.
As a congregation moves through the church calendar, they are presented in an organized way with the opportunity to talk about, reflect upon, and respond to the entire range of faith confessions that lie at the heart of the Christian Faith.
One simple avenue that can assist in tracking the seasons of the church year for worshippers, as well as providing a visual context for worship, is the use of Colors of the Church Year in the sanctuary.
www.cresourcei.org /chyear.html   (975 words)

 Year - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A seasonal year is the time between successive recurrences of a seasonal event such as the flooding of a river, the migration of a species of bird, the flowering of a species of plant, the first frost, or the first scheduled game of a certain sport.
A tropical year is the time for the Earth to complete one revolution with respect to the framework provided by the intersection of the ecliptic (the plane of the orbit of the Earth) and the plane of the equator (the plane perpendicular to the rotation axis of the Earth).
The draconitic year, eclipse year or ecliptic year is the time for the Sun (as seen from the Earth) to complete one revolution with respect to the same lunar node (a point where the Moon's orbit intersects the ecliptic).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Year   (1894 words)

 Babylonian, Jewish, Muslim, Luni-Solar, Indian, Iranian Calendars
Muh.arram of year 1 of the Hegira Era corresponded to Abh in the Jewish calendar.
The year 1 AH is thus the year 1369 AN.
For a lunar calendar adjusting to the solar year, the best approximations (by continued fractions) to the difference between twelve synodic months and the tropical year would be to add one month every three years, three every eight, four every eleven, seven every nineteen, or 123 every 334.
www.friesian.com /calendar.htm   (8375 words)

 Calendar a History - Timekeepers
January was the eleventh month of the year in the ancient Roman calendar, however in the 2nd century BC it became the first month of the year.
January was the 11th month of the year in the ancient Roman calendar, however in the 2nd century BC it became the first month of the year.
In the year 46 BC the calendar was hopelessly confused.
www.ernie.cummings.net /calendar.htm   (4064 words)

 History & info - the year we use, definitions (Gregorian)
Years after the birth of Christ are traditionally identified using the Latin abbreviation AD ("Anno Domini", that is, "In the Year of the Lord").
This is illustrated by the adoption of the birth of Christ as the initial epoch of the Christian calendar.
He knew that the year 1 B.C.E. was characterized by the number 9 of the colar cycle, by the Golden Number 1, and by the number 3 of the indiction cycle, i.e., (9,1,3).
webexhibits.org /calendars/year-definitions.html   (2409 words)

 Calendar (Java 2 Platform SE v1.4.2)
This may vary by calendar; for the Gregorian calendar, the default for a field is the same as that of the start of the epoch: i.e., YEAR = 1970, MONTH = JANUARY, DATE = 1, etc.
The date or time format strings are not part of the definition of a calendar, as those must be modifiable or overridable by the user at runtime.
Sets what the minimal days required in the first week of the year are; For example, if the first week is defined as one that contains the first day of the first month of a year, call the method with value 1.
java.sun.com /j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/util/Calendar.html   (3642 words)

 Bible Prophecy Calendar: 360 day/year
All calendars insert leap-days or leap-months to nudge the 'normal' year closer to the exact 365.2422 year, otherwise before long the months on the calendar would be out of synchronization with the seasons of the year.
However, the 360 Prophetic Calendar soon shows itself wonderfully supreme in every way, as it spans and divides time into biblical generations of 40 and 100 years, and biblical ages of 4,000 and 100,000 years; with the biblical principle of a 7th-day rest woven throughout.
All 3 calendars can be used independent of one another, or as one complex composite calendar.
www.360calendar.com   (773 words)

 The Mathematics of the Chinese Calendar
I give a lot of public lectures on calendar topics and here are lecture notes on Heavenly Mathematics: The Mathematics of the Chinese, Indian, Islamic and Gregorian Calendars, The Mathematics of the Public Holidays of Singapore, The Mathematics of the Chinese Calendar.
Year 2000 is the 17th year in the current cycle, so it corresponds to (7,5) (17 = 10 + 7 = 12 + 5) or (庚, 辰).
Since these years are 60 years apart, it follows that 1984 was the first year of either the 78th or 79th 60-year cycle.
www.math.nus.edu.sg /aslaksen/calendar/chinese.shtml   (2785 words)

 Chinese New Year - 2006 is Year of Dog. 2005 is Year of 2004 is Year of Monkey. 2003 is Year of Goat
The calendar measures time, from short durations of minutes and hours, to intervals of time measured in months, years and centuries, entirely based on the astronomical observations of the movement of the Sun, Moon and stars.
Each year is also designated by one of the 12 Animals For instance, 2003 is Year of Ram and 2004 is Year of Monkey.
Since this is the Year of Dog, any one who was born in the Year of Dog is now either 0 or 12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84 or 96 years old.
www.chinapage.com /newyear.html   (1076 words)

 How do you measure a year? | Science Buzz
Unless the year is also divisible by 400, then it is still a leap year.
This means that year 1800, 1900, 2100, 2200, 2300 and 2500 are not leap years, while year 2000 and 2400 are leap years.
This actually means year 2000 is kind of special, as it is the first time the third rule is used in many parts of the world.
buzz.smm.org /buzz/blog/how_do_you_measure_a_year   (598 words)

 History of the Calendar — Infoplease.com
In colder countries, the concept of the year was determined by the seasons, specifically by the end of winter.
Most of the oldest calendars were lunar calendars, based on the time interval from one new moon to the next—a so-called lunation.
During antiquity the lunar calendar that best approximated a solar-year calendar was based on a 19-year period, with 7 of these 19 years having 13 months.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0002061.html   (1356 words)

 Calendar Months of the Year
You knew, of course, that calendars for some years are identical (in terms of days of the week being on the same date of the month) as those of many other years.
If you want a broad overview about calendars, including how their months were named, the origin of the seven-day week, etc. you should start at the introduction to calendars.
When first I wondered about why ancient calendars had year lengths of twelve months of thirty days each I thought it might be because there was something special about the numbers twelve and thirty.
www.12x30.net   (531 words)

 Calendar year - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to the Gregorian calendar, the calendar year begins on January 1 and ends on December 31.
Other alignments of the 12-month period can be used for purposes of accounting (see fiscal year).
Generally speaking, a calendar year begins on the New Year's day of the given calendar system and ends on the day before the following New Year's day.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Calendar_year   (92 words)

 Ecclesiastical Calendar: Enter a Year...
the Julian Calendar or the Gregorian Calendar, 1875-2124.
For example, England and its dominions did not accept the Gregorian Calendar or the new method of determining Easter until 1752; thus, Easter in England prior to 1753 was determined using the same algorithm as that of the Orthodox Church.
The algorithm is valid for all years in the Gregorian calendar, that is October 1582 and onwards.
www.smart.net /~mmontes/ec-cal.html   (2614 words)

 10,000-Year Calendar!
Dates • YearsYears BC • Decades • Centuries • Months • Days • Holidays • Types of Calendars • More...
With this calendar you can view a month or year calendar for any year 1 to 10000 A.D. You can also print out photo or plain calendar for any year or month.
This calendar was created from a perpetual calendar chart that Justin White created in 1992.
www.calendarhome.com /tyc   (434 words)

 Calendar Home.com!
You can now print unlimited photo calendars using your own photos (or choose from our selection of 100's) for only $11.95 per year.
Click on the date at any time to show a calendar for the whole year.
Use our Web Calendar if you would like to be able to log in and change or review events for yourself personally or publish events on your website!
www.calendarhome.com   (313 words)

An invigorating journey into the lives of five friends who collectively incoorporate and reflect on their experiences from one single calendar year.
When looking at how we live our lives and what important aspects stay solid in our minds, we can link the most influential time period to one year: the past year.
That'd be cool to have a diferent Calender, cause a year would still be a year.
www.myspace.com /thiscalendaryear   (516 words)

The year 2006 is a normal year, with 365 days in total (Gregorian calendar)
List of years that use the same calendar as 2006
Perpetual monthly calendar - shows only one month at a time
www.timeanddate.com /calendar   (232 words)

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