Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique)

Cindy Kandolf (
16 Aug 1995 10:57:43 GMT

In article <> Fred Read
<> writes:
> If the Romans DIDN'T add two months to the year (as I have always
> believed to be the case) when did September, October, November and
> ^^^^ ^^^ ^^^
> December (respectively the seventh, eigth, ninth and tenth months
> ^^^
> of the ancient Roman calender) become the ninth, tenth, eleventh
> and twelfth months of the modern calendar?

When the start of the year was moved from March to January.

-Cindy Kandolf, certified language mechanic, mamma flodnak Trondheim, Norway
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