Saturday, April 07, 2007

Dates for Easter?

It is a mystery to many of us when Easter will be. Here is more explanation than you ever wanted to know about how you can know the dates for Easter from the U.S. Naval Observatory.

Wondering how often Easter falls on Ken's Birthday (4/8) or Judy's (4/16) or Allie's (4/2) or Nancy's (4/23) or Cris's (3/22) or Rowena's (4/11) or Hannah's (3/31) or any day between March 22nd and April 25th? Suppose, say, Judy was 125 years old, here you can see the number of times her birthday would fall on Easter, even if she lives to be 250! This page lists dates by number of occurances, percentage of occurances, and sorts by date or by year when her birthday would be on Easter.

Wanting to prepare for Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader? Here is a site that explains the different types of calendars and how they impact the dates for Easter.

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