Timeline for 1752
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1752 was the centre-point of the Age of Reason. (COMIC: Political Animals) Henry Pelham was the Prime Minister of Great Britain (PROSE: Weapons Grade Snake Oil) and George II was the king. (PROSE: The Book of the War)

Great Britain joined the rest of Europe in using the Gregorian calendar. (COMIC: Political Animals)

Humanity's involvement with the War in Heaven officially began when House Paradox signed the Gregorian Compact with the British government, creating the Eleven-Day Empire. (PROSE: Interference - Book One, The Book of the War, COMIC: Political Animals)

Dated events[edit | edit source]

A House Paradox godfather signs the Gregorian Compact. (COMIC: Political Animals)

In January, (COMIC: Bêtes Noires & Dark Horses) a Godfather-lieutenant of House Paradox negotiated with the British over the eleven days which would be "lost" when Britain converted from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar. In a St Giles-in-the-Field pub, the Gregorian Compact was signed, officially giving the Faction 2 - 14 September 1752. (PROSE: The Book of the War)

Also in January, a child was born in Manchester with two bodies. (COMIC: Political Animals)

A shadowy glimpse of the Eleven-Day Empire. (COMIC: Bêtes Noires & Dark Horses)

On 14 September, after Britain adopted the Gregorian calendar, the citizens of London caught a momentary glimpse of the Eleven-Day Empire. Sabbath was one of the few Londoners to remember seeing the Empire. (COMIC: Bêtes Noires & Dark Horses)

At the time of the changeover, Greyjan the Sane had just begun serving his term as Lord President of Gallifrey. He was affected by the Eleven-Day Empire and driven insane. Greyjan committed suicide after only three days in office. (PROSE: The Ancestor Cell)

Undated events[edit | edit source]

Benjamin Franklin performed his famous experiment involving lightning striking a key tied to a kite. (COMIC: Political Animals) The Tenth Doctor once claimed to have been present on the night of the experiment. (TV: Smith and Jones)

Nathaniel Wain died and was reincorporated in Mictlan to serve the Celestis. (PROSE: The Book of the War)

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