revolutionary calendar :
- n the calendar adopted by the first French Republic in 1793 and abandoned in 1805; dates were calculated from Sept. 22, 1792
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- Elizabeth Kolbert: Reëxamining a naturalist’s theories of mass extinction.
On April 4, 1796—or, according to the French Revolutionary calendar in use at the time, 15 Germinal, Year IV—Jean-Léopold-Nicholas-Frédéric Cuvier, known, after a brother who had died, simply as Georges, delivered his first public lecture at the . . . (Subscription required.)
Dec. 9, 2013 - The New Yorker