Articles About Fun (12)
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.
A Palindrome Day happens when the day’s date can be read the same way backward and forward. The dates are similar to word palindromes in that they are reversible. Depending on the date format Palindrome Days can be rare.
11/11/11 – a date with a special meaning?
The meaning of dates, such as 11/11/11, is becoming more popular since the start of the new millennium.
The Doomsday Algorithm - Calculating the Weekday of any given Date
Some dates fall on the same weekday every year. Use this knowledge to calculate the weekday of any date in your head.
Friday the 13th Facts
13 facts about Friday the 13th, the unluckiest day in the Gregorian calendar.
38 New Years in 2022
Toast the New Year 38 times with our new year countdown. 26 hours after the first bottle pops on Kiritimati in the Pacific, Baker Island greets the New Year.
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.
Special Calendar Dates
Learn more about numerically unique calendar dates such as sequential dates, same number dates, and palindrome (reversible) dates
12/12/12 - Special Date Pattern
December 12, 2012 or 12-12-12 was the last date of its kind - when all three numericals in a date were the same - for 88 years. The next time this will happen is on January 1, 2101, or 01-01-01.
October 10, 2010 - 10/10/10 Explained
Only on October 10, 2010 and in the next hundred years can people write the date as 10/10/10.
The Best Apocalypses in History
The end of the world is near, again! Also for 2021, doomsdayers have prophesied the apocalypse. But no end-of-world predictions ever come true.
Time and Date Trivia
Useful time and date facts that will make you the star at a party!