Calendars's Stories of Origin

Leap Year

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Leap year is also called as intercalary year. A year having one or more extra days is known as a leap year and according to lunisolar calendar an extra month in respect to make the calendar synchronized with the seasonal year or astronomical year. For instance according to Gregorian calendar, ...

Chinese Calendar

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

Chinese calendar is also called as lunisolar calendar which includes the essentials of a lunar calendar with the basics of solar calendar. This calendar is not only followed in China but also in several other Asian cultures. Sometimes, even the western culture referred this calendar. In many parts of Asia ...