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12/12/12 Special Date

December 12, 2012 or 12-12-12 was the last date of its kind - when all three numericals in a date are the same - for the next 88 years. The next time this will happen is on January 1, 2101, or 01-01-01. more

The Doomsday Rule

Some dates fall on the same weekday every year. Use this knowledge to calculate the weekday of any given date in your head. more

The Doomsday Algorithm

Some dates fall on the same weekday every year. Use this knowledge to calculate the weekday of any date in your head. more

Palindrome Day

A Palindrome Day happens when the day’s date can be read the same way backwards and forwards. The dates are similar to word palindromes in that they are reversible. Depending on the date format Palindrome Days can be rare. more

Special Calendar Dates

Learn more about numerically unique calendar dates such as sequential dates, same number dates, and palindrome (reversible) dates more

The 823-Year Myth

5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays, and 5 Sundays in the same month happens only every 823 years? This popular urban myth is precisely that: a myth. more

The Apocalypse is near - again!

The end of the world is near. Again! For centuries, doomsdayers and self-styled prophets have claimed to know about the end of the world, emphasizing that their version of the apocalypse will come true. more

39 New Years in 2018

Toast the New Year 39 times with our new year countdown. 26 hours after the first bottle pops on Kiritimati in the Pacific, Baker Island greets the New Year. more

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