Cash-Strapped Saudi Arabia Switches To Gregorian Calendar To Pay Civil Servants Less
Saudi Arabian civil servants will lose 11 days of pay after the country switched to the Gregorian calendar, the predominant format for organizing time in the West. The switch is part of austerity meas...
The Surprising History Behind Leap Year
The ancient Egyptians did it, and so do we. Here's how a leap day—which occurs Februrary 29—helps keep our calendars and societies in sync. For centuries, trying to sync calendars with the length of t...
Coptic calendar
The Coptic calendar, also called the Alexandrian calendar, is used by the Coptic Orthodox Church and still used in Egypt. This calendar is based on the ancient Egyptian calendar. To avoid the calendar...
Gregorian calendar
The Gregorian calendar, also called the Western calendar and the Christian calendar, is internationally the most widely used civil calendar. It is named for Pope Gregory XIII, who introduced it in 158...
Julian calendar
The Julian calendar, introduced by Julius Caesar in 46 BC (708 AUC), was a reform of the Roman calendar. It took effect in 45 BC (709 AUC), shortly after the Roman conquest of Egypt. It was the predom...
Lunisolar calendar
A lunisolar calendar is a calendar in many cultures whose date indicates both the moon phase and the time of the solar year. If the solar year is defined as a tropical year, then a lunisolar calendar ...
Iranian calendars
The Iranian calendars (Persian: گاه‌شماری ایرانی‎ Gâhshomâriye Irâni) are a succession of calendars invented or used for over two millennia in Iran (Persia). One of the longest chronological rec...
Cash-Strapped Saudi Arabia Switches To Gregorian Calendar To Pay Civil Servants Less
Saudi Arabian civil servants will lose 11 days of pay after the country switched to the Gregorian calendar, the predominant format for organizing time in the West. The switch is part of austerity meas...
Paoni 10 (Coptic Orthodox liturgics)
9 Paoni - Coptic calendar - 11 Paoni
All fixed commemorations below are observed on 10 Paoni by the Coptic Orthodox Church
Pashons 5 (Coptic Orthodox liturgics)
4 Pashons - Coptic calendar - 6 Pashons
All fixed commemorations below are observed on 5 Pashons by the Coptic Orthodox Church
Leap year starting on Saturday
This is the calendar for any leap year starting on Saturday, January 1 (except for the leap year 1752 in the Gregorian calendar in which some days of September were removed) (dominical letter BA), suc...
Leap year starting on Tuesday
This is the calendar for any leap year starting on Tuesday, January 1 (dominical letter FE), such as 1952, 1980, 2008, 2036 or 2064.
Pashons 16 (Coptic Orthodox liturgics)
15 Pashons - Coptic calendar - 17 Pashons
All fixed commemorations below are observed on 16 Pashons by the Coptic Orthodox Church
Astrology
Astrology consists of several pseudoscientific systems of divination based on the premise that there is a relationship between astronomical phenomena and events in the human world. Many cultures have ...
Bissextus
Bissext, or bissextus (Lat. bis, twice; sextus, sixth) was theday intercalated by the Julian calendar in the February of everyfourth year to make up the six hours by which the solar year wascomputed t...
Old Style 1752
This is the calendar for Old Style 1752, a leap year which began on 1 January, and dropped 3–13 September to transition to the Gregorian calendar. Previously, the Old Style calendar in England (and re...
Pashons 1 (Coptic Orthodox liturgics)
30 Paremoude - Coptic calendar - 2 Pashons
All fixed commemorations below are observed on 1 Pashons by the Coptic Orthodox Church
Ole Rømer
Ole Christensen Rømer ([o(ː)lə ˈʁœːˀmɐ]; 25 September 1644, Århus – 19 September 1710, Copenhagen) was a Danish astronomer who in 1676 made the first quantitative measurements of the speed of light. I...
Leap year starting on Wednesday
This is the calendar for any leap year starting on Wednesday, January 1 (dominical letter ED), such as 1936, 1964, 1992, 2020 or 2048.This kind of year has 53 weeks in the ISO 8601 week - day format.<...
Old Style common year starting on Monday
This is the calendar for any Old Style common year starting on Monday, 25 March. The Old Style calendar ended the following March, on 24 March. Examples: Julian year 1801, 1807 or 1902 (see bottom tab...
Ancient Macedonian calendar
The Ancient Macedonian calendar is a lunisolar calendar that was in use in ancient Macedon in the 1st millennium BC. It consisted of 12 synodic lunar months (i.e. 354 days per year), which needed inte...
Tropical astrology
Sidereal and tropical are astrological terms used to describe two different definitions of a "year". They are also used as terms for two systems of ecliptic coordinates used in astrology. Both divide ...
Paoni 4 (Coptic Orthodox liturgics)
3 Paoni - Coptic calendar - 5 Paoni
All fixed commemorations below are observed on 4 Paoni by the Coptic Orthodox Church
Pashons 27 (Coptic Orthodox liturgics)
26 Pashons - Coptic calendar - 28 Pashons
All fixed commemorations below are observed on 27 Pashons by the Coptic Orthodox Church
Hebrew calendar
The Hebrew or Jewish calendar (הַלּוּחַ הָעִבְרִי, ha'luach ha'ivri) is a lunisolar calendar used today predominantly for Jewish religious observances. It determines the dates for Jewish holidays and ...
Pashons 8 (Coptic Orthodox liturgics)
7 Pashons - Coptic calendar - 9 Pashons
All fixed commemorations below are observed on 8 Pashons by the Coptic Orthodox Church
Proleptic Julian calendar
The proleptic Julian calendar is produced by extending the Julian calendar backwards to dates preceding AD 4 when the quadrennial leap year stabilized. The leap years that were actually observed betwe...
Pashons 19 (Coptic Orthodox liturgics)
18 Pashons - Coptic calendar - 20 Pashons
All fixed commemorations below are observed on 19 Pashons by the Coptic Orthodox Church
Arabic names of calendar months
The Arabic names of calendar months of the Gregorian calendar are usually phonetic Arabic pronunciations of the corresponding month names used in European languages. An exception is the Aramaic calend...