following day became the 14th of April 1919. If you have
document which has a date on it prior to April 1919, the
appears there refers to the date according to the Julian
To convert the date
document issued in Romania prior to April 1919 to the
date according to
the present Gregorian calendar, add 13 days. The
difference in the
number of days between the Julian date and the Gregorian
change according to the century. For rules
refer to this link: http://www.hebrewcalendar.net/htdocs/main.en.html
which also converts to the Hebrew calendar.
This is probably the reason that many 19th and early
century immigrants who came from Eastern Europe were not
their date of birth.
Please note that the
change in the move from the Julian to Gregorian calendar
in Romania was
not the same in all other countries. These discrepancies
may have also
caused some confusion.
Conversion table from
year 1840 into the equivalent Hebrew year 5600