Frequently Asked Questions
- Do you have _____________ in The Calendar Store?
- Was there a year 0 between 1 B.C. and 1 A.D.?
- What changes in the calendar system does the 10,000-Year Calendar account for?
- On what date does the next millennium begin?
- I heard that the year 2000 is not a leap year. Is that true?
- I heard that there will be a February 30 in the year 2000. Is that true?
- Is there a way to find years that have the same day-of-week/date
relationship as a given year?
- May I link to CalendarHome.com from my home page?
Please do a search using the searchbox in the upper right-hand corner of
any page. If it is not listed, then we do not carry the item.
No. Year 1 B.C.E. was immediately followed by year 1 C.E.
Julian calendar converted to Gregorian, leap years were skipped on years
ending with 00 except for those that are divisible by 400. Generally, this site will
produce a Julian calendar before 1752 and a Gregorian Calendar after that. Our Day of Week Calculator
will show the day of week for a given date for multiple calendars systems simultaneously - and list the countries that used each system
at the given date.
The millennium began January 1st, 2001. Because there was no Year Zero, the first millennium
was from January 1st, 1 (C.E.) through December 31, 1000 (C.E.). So the second millennium started
January 1st, 1001, etc.
No, that is not true. Leap years are skipped in years that are
evenly divisible by 100, except for those that are divisible by 400. Since
2000 is evenly divisible by 400, the leap year is not skipped.
No, obviously this did not happen. Due to an error on the show "Hollywood Squares" in the mid-1970's
many people were caused to believe that there would be a February 30 in the year
2000, but it was a mistake. For more info, click here.
Yes! By popular demand, we have created a utility
that will tell you what years have the same day-of-week/date relationship
for a year that you indicate from 1800-2100. This utility is located
Of course! We make it easy by providing the html
that you need to link to us. After you link to us, contact us
and let us know!
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