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Financial Year [Astro*Index]

The calendar year, only beginning APR 06, instead of JAN 01. This is a holdover from the 1752 adjustment of the Julian Year to the Gregorian year, which added 11 days to adjust the equinox, and changed the New Year from MAR 25 to JAN 01. (MAR 25 + 11 days = APR 6)

See also:
♦ Julian Calendar ♦ Gregorian Calendar ♦ Calendar Year ♦ Equinox


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