Pope Gregory XIII addressed this by essentially skipping 10 days in the date, making the day after October 4, 1582, October 15.An adjustment was also made to the algorithm of the Julian calendar that changed which century years would be considered leap years.
There are even new terms to describe the ways you can be poorly treated on today's dating scene.
One of these phrases is "stashing," which refers to when you're in a supposedly serious relationship with someone, but they don't introduce you to any of their friends.
The adoption of the Gregorian calendar occurred slowly over a period of centuries, and despite many proposals to further reform the calendar, the Gregorian Calendar still prevails as the most commonly used dating system worldwide.
The convenience of dating apps has made the world of modern romance a pretty insensitive place.
It occurs when the person you're dating doesn't introduce you to their friends or family, and doesn't post about you on social media.
Basically, you're their secret boyfriend or girlfriend, while they feel justified in "stashing" you in the corner, pretending nothing is going on to the outside world, and keeping their options open.
The ancient Roman calendar was believed to be an observational lunar calendar, based on the cycles of the moon's phases.
The Romans were then believed to have adopted a 10-month calendar with 304 days, leaving the remaining 50 or so days as an unorganized winter.
From this point, many attempts were made to align the Republican calendar with the solar year including the addition of an extra month to certain years to supplant the lack of days in a particular year.