Some articles on dominical letters, letter, dominical letter:
... The system of dominical letters assigns a letter from A through G to each day of the year ... In a leap year, February 29, the bissextile day, does not have a distinct letter ... This causes all subsequent Sundays to be associated with a different dominical letter than those in the beginning of the year, so all leap years get two ...
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