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The events are in order of importatance, with number 1 having had the most impact on the lives of people in the last years. What do you think of the order? Click here for a critical review of the "Top Events of the Millenium" list. Click here to see the last Millenium's Top People.
But Caesar miscalculated, and over time the minute annual discrepancy between his calendar and the solar year had accumulated a debit of 10 days. By the 16th century, the spring equinox--and Easter, a centerpiece of the Christian religion, which was linked to it--had begun to drift backward from its March mooring into winter.
New Year's Day was restored to January 1 after more than 1, years of being celebrated in late March. There would be no leap years in centesimal years, except those divisible by And, in his most extraordinary move, to anchor Easter, Gregory scissored 10 days off the Julian calendar.
On the night of October 4,people went to bed as usual; they awoke to find it was October days later. While Roman Catholic countries adopted the modifications at once, Protestant England and the Colonies only came around in The Gregorian calendar, one of 40 active calendars in the world, is still not entirely accurate.
It runs 26 seconds fast a year, leaving a margin of error of six days every 10, years. So don't look back--the next millennium is gaining on us.
Cleveland deejay Alan Freed named the stew "rock'n'roll. Elvis conquered the world. Today, rock'n'roll is a gazillion-dollar industry with a hall of fame and a global video network pushing what was already a massive cultural colonization.
Rock has initiated countless trends in fashion. It has ruptured our notions of proper social behavior, promoting new attitudes toward drug use and--as Elvis-haters once warned--sex. The stone's scripts--Greek, demotic a simplified Egyptian script and hieroglyphics--seemed to render the same message.
If linguists could match the hieroglyphs to the Greek, all of Egyptian literature would be theirs. It took until for Jean-Francois Champollion to discover that hieroglyphics mixed phonetic and symbolic meanings; that some texts should be read right to left, others left to right or top to bottom; and that some symbols had two different meanings.
This breakthrough, and the translations it produced, led to revelations both humbling and exhilarating: The Egyptians knew medicine, astronomy, geometry.The New Cambridge Medieval History：Volume 6, cc - Ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online.
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and writing were parts of this picture. It was also a time during which the difference between the Mediterranean world and temperate Europe became even more pronounced and new degrees. Here's the LIFE magazine list of the Top Events of the last Millennium.
The events are in order of importatance, with number 1 having had the most impact on the lives of people in the last years.