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Old 03.01.2020, 05:32
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otherwise we would be in the 201st decade and this thread would be debating about when does the 202nd start.
Oh no... now you've opened a can of worms...

If you're using 1 AD, the not-the-year-of-birth of Jesus Christ, as your starting point, we are now in the 202nd decade, moving next year into the 203rd.
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Re: When does the next decade start?

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Actually it's from the Latin, decem, meaning ten; as your link shows, we're talking about the Roman calendar...
If memory serves December was the tenth month of the Roman calender as the roman year started in March, thatīs also why Februar has the honour of being the shortest month.
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