Restoration of the Gregorian Calendar
September 9, 1805
A. Gregorian Calender. Decree of the Conservative Senate; September, 9th, 1805.
The conservative senate, the number of members being assembled prescribed by the 90th article of the constitutional act of the 13th December, 1799. Having seen the projet of a senatus consultum, prepared in the form prescribed by the 57th article of the constitutional act of the 4th of August, 1801. After having heard, respecting the motives of the said projet, the orators of the government, and the report of the special committee, appointed in the sitting of the 2d instant, decree as follows: Art. 1. From the 1st of January, 1806, the Gregorian calendar shall be used throughout the French empire. Art. 2. The present senatus consultum shall be transmitted by a message to his imperial majesty.
Examined and sealed. The chancellor of the senate,
The Annual Register, or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1805. London: Printed by R. Wilks for W. Otridge and Sons, etal. (Publisher varies by year.) Published for the years 1758-1837 in 80 vols.; illus., maps; 21-23 cm. Alternate titles for some years include: Annual Register, or, a View of the History and Politics of the Year... and New Annual Register, or General Repository of History, Politics, and Literature, for the Year... Succeeded by: Annual Register of World Events.
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