Re: 1 Year Till New Millennium

From: Robert Wasley (
Date: Sat Jan 01 2000 - 13:31:02 MST

From: J. R. Molloy wrote:

> Sorry you missed it, but the new millennium began in 1996, 2,000 years
after the
> *actual* birth of Jesus Christ.

Actually, no one knows the date of Jesus's birth. Estimates run about 3-4
years before and after the year 0. The date of our current celebrations was
a convention adopted later on.

Happy new year!

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