Five years ago,
I posted that January 8th is less like to occur on Monday.
At the time,
I just accepted it,
but when I recently came across that post a few days ago,
I figured I should actually see if that's true.
I ran the numbers from 1583
(the first full year under the Gregorian calendar) to now:
Number of times January 8th fell on a day of the week, since 1583
What are the odds I'd find this result on a Sunday?
I was expecting the results to be nearly equal.
I also find it funny that the actual average,
happens on Wednesday,
the most average day of the week
(you see, Wednesday being in the middle of the week and the average is … oh bother!).
I wonder what causes this?
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