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Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast

Aug 21, 2020

Why did the Russian team arrive at the 1908 olympics 12 days late? How does the whole world agree on what day and date it is? Why did the Pope step in to replace the Julian calendar? Why is 2000 a leap year but 2100 isn't? What was the most recent country to adopt the Gregorian calendar.


... We explain like i'm five!


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