scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: Happy Birthday
Paul S. Wolf (paul.s.wolf@ALUM.WPI.EDU
Tue Feb 22 2000 - 18:44:41 CST
Cheryl Singhal wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Feb 2000, Pat Corbett wrote:
> > Today February 22,1857 Lord Robert Baden-Powell was born.
> And a few years earlier, George Washington, who grew up to President
> of these United States.
Of Course the date on the day that George Washington was born was
actually February 11th, but when the calendar was switched from the
Julian to the Gregorian system, 11 days were lost and the anniversary of
his birth became February 22nd.
Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.wpi.edu