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Column: The calendar of today took thousands of years to develop

  • ILLUSTRATION BY MARTHA HERNANDEZ / MHERNANDEZ@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Julius Caesar in 45 B.C. adjusted the Roman calendar, which had been thrown into chaos by the time he came into power.

The calendar is such a basic thing that we take it for granted. It consists of 52 weeks of seven days, plus one extra day, for a total of 365 days. Read more

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