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Today in History, Feb. 14

A decree announcing the introduction of the Gregorian calendar. The History of the Calendar in Russia and the U.S.S.R

Ninety-six years ago today, on Feb. 14, 1918, the Gregorian calendar was introduced into Russia. The change took place in February, with the Julian calendar days between Feb. 1 and Feb. 13 being completely wiped from history that year..

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