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Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« on: January 19, 2006, 03:13:02 PM »
Sorry to make such a worthless post that'll lead nowhere, but I've checked through Nikolai's threads and haven't seen this asked. What day was Nikolai born, on both calendars, and at what time? And the city? Thanks.
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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2006, 03:15:52 PM »
May 6/18 1868, the Day of St Job.

In the 20th century Julian May 6 became Gregorian May 19.

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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2006, 07:29:05 AM »
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and at what time? And the city? Thanks.


Nicholas II was born at 12:15 AM (= 00h15 = a quarter past midnight) in St. Petersburg.
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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2006, 09:36:38 PM »
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And what do the astrologers say?

Will you post chart info?  ;)
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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2006, 03:34:18 AM »
Actually, Elisabeth Heresch did publish a horoscope of Nicholas in her biography. My copy is in German, though, and I am not sure it has been translated into English.
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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2008, 12:53:45 PM »
Nicholas II was born in the year of 1868 so today it is 140 years ago since his birth.
Tonight I am going to light my candle in front of his picture which I got from the Church.
He made many mistakes in his life but inside he was a good man and he deserves to be remembered.

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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2008, 02:44:56 PM »
I don't want to be a spoil-sport or a know-it-all, but...

Nicholas II was born on 6 May, old style. Today is only 23 April on the old style Julian calendar, so there are 13 more days to go until the anniversary of Nicholas's birth. To commemorate him on his birth date, light a candle on 19 May as well. :)
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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2008, 03:15:56 PM »
Oh. I feel really emarrassed. I never understood the difference between these two calendars. I got confused. I am really sorry. Well at least I rememered everyone that his birthday is coming. 
13 days more to wait!
I am really sorry !

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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2008, 03:58:47 PM »
No need to apologize. It happens all the time with NAOTMAA's birthdays and name days. Lots of books and websites don't even clearly state whether they're using OS or NS dating, so it's easy to get confused.

Here's a link to the calendar conversion site I use: http://5ko.free.fr/en/jul.php?y=2008

Old style dates are on the top, and new style on the bottom.
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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2008, 05:19:30 PM »
Sarushka, thank you for the calendar.

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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2008, 05:31:51 PM »
No need to apologize. It happens all the time with NAOTMAA's birthdays and name days. Lots of books and websites don't even clearly state whether they're using OS or NS dating, so it's easy to get confused.

Here's a link to the calendar conversion site I use: http://5ko.free.fr/en/jul.php?y=2008

Old style dates are on the top, and new style on the bottom.

Sarushka thank you, I'll keep that link handy.

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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2008, 07:26:08 PM »
Sarushka, I'm not really sure it's 13 days... I read a few days ago (in a French biography of Nicolas II) that in the XIXth century it was 12 days late and in the XXth century it was 13 days late.

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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2008, 08:44:20 PM »
Yes, that biography is correct. The two calendars were 12 days apart in the 19th century and 13 days apart in the 20th (beginning on 1 March 1900). Which is why although Nicholas was born on 6/18 May 1868, the anniversary is currently celebrated on 19 May new style.

The difference between the calendars will change to 14 days on 28 February 2100.

Here's a chart I lifted from Wikipedia that shows the number of days between the calendars throughout the centuries:


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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2008, 04:22:44 PM »
Welcome, rosa_n_t_romanov!!!!!!
I hope you'll enjoy with us here.
warm regards!


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Re: Happy Birthday Wishes From the AP Forum: Nicholas Alexandrovich
« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2008, 06:42:59 AM »
According to my church calendar, today is the 6th of May. (19th) Day of St. Seraphim of Mt. Domboś

So I light my candle today.



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