Antony Van Leeuwenhoek and His "Little Animals"

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The Gregorian correction of the Julian Calendar was not made simultaneously in England and the Netherlands, and during Leeuwenhoek's lifetime two different systems of dating—known as " Old Style" and " New Style"—were current in these countries. " New Style " dating was adopted in the Provinces of Holland (wherein Delft is situated) and Brabant on 5 December 1582, which was called the 15th of the month—thus advancing the Calendar by 10 days : though other Provinces of the Netherlands (Gelderland, Utrecht, Overyssel, Groningen, Friesland) did not recognize the new system until 1700. But in England the change was made even later, for it was not until 1752 that the ' Old Style " was abolished by Act of Parliament. The discrepancy between the Julian and the Gregorian systems having become 11 days in the year 1700, the English Calendar was corrected by calling the 3rd of September (1752) the 14th. At the same time, the old Anglican method of commencing the year on March 25 (instead of January l) was ended. Good Friday was New Year's Day in Delft before 1575, but not afterwards.

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