Friday, October 15, 2010

This Month in History

This October has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays, all in one month.  It happens once in 823 years. 

by Bonnie S. Calhoun


  1. Anonymous said...
    Actually, this isn't as unique as it might seem. I think it happens at least once a year. This is the second time it happened this year (Jan.)
    Bonnie S. Calhoun said...
    LOL...the operative word is OCTOBER...not the year :-)
    quilly said...
    Actually, this happens every 6 to 11 years -- like 1971, 1982, 1993, 1999, 2004, 2021, 2032 -- yes, all Octobers. (The 6 year thing is because of leap year).

    And nope, I am not this smart. I just realized that 823 -- an odd number -- had to be wrong when we are talking about multiples of 12, even considering leap years, because those are multiples of 4 which is also an even number -- so I Googled and found:

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