Ask Trinity Archives: Recalling When the New Year Began in March

October 25, 2023

Trinity Church Wall Street has a long and distinguished history, a history so long that it includes a time when the New Year began in March, as well as a particular September in which 13 days simply disappeared. Ask Trinity Archives takes a look at church records from Trinity’s first century of existence when people could actually disagree about what year it was, and provide evidence from the calendar.  

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