One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The method of calculating dates using the Julian calendar.
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- ‘The armed insurrection in Petrograd (formerly St Petersburg), the beginning of the ‘Great October Socialist Revolution’, began on 24 October, Old Style, or 6 November.’
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