This Day in History: 1582-10-05

– In a bold move, Pope Gregory XIII introduced the Gregorian calendar, effectively “robbing” the world of ten days ๐Ÿ“…โžก๏ธ๐Ÿ—“. This change was to fix the quirks of the Julian calendar, which had been rolling since Julius Caesar set it up in 45 BCE โณ. So, instead of chilling on October 5th ๐Ÿ‚, people in the adopting countries were suddenly fast-forwarded to October 15th ๐Ÿš€, creating a calendar jump for the history books ๐Ÿ“šโœจ.

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