52nd century of Kaliyuga
-- According to the ancient Hindu calendar, mankind has completed 5100 earthly years during the Kaliyuga and the year 1999 CE marks the 5101st year or the 52nd century of that yuga.
American Nameday Calendar of First Names
-- Learn about the history of the nameday celebration
Applet "Old Icelandic Calendar"
-- The Java applet shows the days of week (in Old Icelandic), days and months by the Old Icelandic calendar, and also days and months by the Gregorian calendar.
-- What day is it today, according to the Aztec Calendar? How does it work, how is it used? Calculator tells the Aztec date of any given day.
Book of Hours
-- Medieval Books of Hours usually start with a calendar, listing the feast days to be observed by their owner, the names of saints' days and other holy days.
Calendars and their History
-- reprinted from the Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac
Calendopaedia - the encylopaedia of calendars
-- A comparison of calendars from across time and around the world.
Civil War Daily
-- A day-by-day account of what happened during the American Civil War
French Revolutionary Calendar
-- Today's date according to the Republican Calendar and conversion of any Gregorian date. Can be downloaded.
Genealogy in France: Republican Calendar
-- Also known as " French Revolutionaly Calendar ", this calendar was in used in France from 1793 to 1805, and 1871 (only in Paris).
History of the Advent Calendar
-- Here you will learn more about the Advent Calendar and its tradition. Select your favourit Advent Calendar in our online-shop : 110 different Advent Calendars are available !
Homepage for Book: "Calendar: Humanity's Epic Quest to Determine a True and Accurate Year" (Avon/1998)
-- Excerpts and calendar information from this new book on 13,000 years of calendar history. Home page of the author, David Ewing Duncan.
How women have been portrayed in calendar art.
-- From SoulKurry, a discussion of the representation of women on calendars in India.
-- Interaktiv kann der Gregorianische Kalender in die MayaZeit umgerechnet werden. Simultan werden die Maya-Glyphen angezeigt. Man benötigt die aktuellen Shockwaveversion von Macromedia, für Director.
-- Describes the new understanding of the Mayan Calendar
MILLENNIUM SERIES of Commemorative Gift Planners ...
-- ... from AT-A-GLANCE and LIFE MAGAZINE features an historical/photographical look back at the past century; can be imprinted with the recipients name to make a collectible and personal gift!
Mythical Ireland - Ancient Astronomy
-- Mythical Ireland explores the Stone Age in the context of astronomy, art and mythology and reveals how the ancient people of 5,000 years ago were competent astronomers capable of telling time by the movement of the sun, moon and planets.
-- Daily history resource.
-- Descriptions of the ancient Egyptian, Hebrew, Roman, Julian, Gregorian, Islamic, Persian and more calendars. History and methods of calculcating Easter. Calculator to convert dates.
Sun, Moon, and Sothis: A Study of Calendars and Calendar Reforms in Ancient Egypt
-- A book by Lynn E Rose studing calendars and calendar reforms in Ancient Egypt
The History Channel
-- This Day in History (also Birthdays and Chart Toppers (music hits))
The Media History Project
-- Timeline references to calendar changes. Questions on home page ask how our days, months and years originated.
The Medieval Calendar Year
-- by Bridget Ann Henisch
Chapter 1: In Due Season -- © 1999 The Penn State Press
The Mystic's Wheel of the Year: A Multifaith Calendar Reflecting Eco-Egalitarian Spirituality
-- This wall calendar includes historic dates concerning milestones, teachers, and activists in the environmentalist, feminist, human rights, and peace movements.
The Positivist Calendar
-- Auguste Comte's Positivst Calendar
The Sacrificial Knife - A Roman Book of Blood Sacrifice
-- This little book presents the Religio Romana, the religion of classical Rome in a form usable today.
This Day in Alternate History
-- A daily calendar of what might have been in history
Time-reckoning in Iceland before literacy
-- Many of the activities of the Vikings required and produced knowledge of time-reckoning and of what we would nowadays classify as astronomy.
Today in History
-- American Memory from the Library of Congress
Today's Movie History
-- Internet Movie Database
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