Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique)
7 Aug 95 14:39:02 GMT
email@example.com (Benton StJ Bonney) writes:
>> Well, the year is too short to hold 13 months. We shouldn't add a
>> 13'th month just to "prove" we're not afraid of the number 13, should
>I read some a suggestion some years ago that we adopt a calendar with 13
>months of four weeks each. 4x7x13=364. Add a new years day with the
>appropriate leap day/year correction and you have a system where the the
>nth day of the mth month is the same day of the week every year (if the
>365th day is at the end of the year).
My suggestion would be to have 12 months of 28 days, and have four extra
(holiday?) weeks at the solstices and equinoxes.