It used ten-day weeks...until Napoleon gave it the axe.
Louise Estes has given birth to three children on three consecutive Leap Days. Was it fate, or careful planning?
For one year, more than two centuries ago, September 3-13 didn't exist in the British Empire.
Researchers find that people attach more meaning to Mondays and Fridays, but have fewer mental representations of mid-week days.
Due to unusual record-keeping practices or because of months that were eliminated over the centuries, there are a few days you’ll never see on your joke-a-day calendar.