Nowadays it's easy to take the calendar for granted -- nations across the world have agreed that (for business purposes) each year is twelve months long. But how did we get this calendar in the first place? Tune in and find out.
With the new year rapidly approaching, have you ever taken the time to think about the calendar and more specifically, who created it? Thank Aloysius Lilius for it, the father of the modern Gregorian Calendar. Were it not for Lilius' more efficient and more accurate calendar system, we would still be stuck with Julius Caesar's less accurate, Julian calendar. So in theory, we can thank Lilius for giving us an accurate New Year to celebrate!
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