Moses B. Cotsworth’s Reformed Calendar

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Everyone knows that the calendar we use  makes very little logical sense, but once such a fundamental standard it set, would anyone ever go to the trouble of trying to change it? Well, it turns out that the answer is yes – Moses B. Cotsworth did, and he got surprisingly far too, until the more pressing issues of the early 20th century got in the way.

Have a listen to (or a read of) the always excellent 99% Invisible podcast and find out exactly how close we came to sorting this thing out.

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