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- 1 January – New Year
- 22 January – Day of "9 January 1905" (Old Style)
- 12 March – Overthrow of the Autocracy (1917)
- 18 March – Day of the Paris Commune (1871)
- 1–2 May – Day of International (1886)
- 7–8 November – Day of the Proletarian Revolution (1917)
- 22 January – Bloody Sunday (9 January 1905 Old Style, 22 January 1905 New Style) and Lenin's Day (although he died 21 January)
- 1–2 May – International Workers' Day
- 7–8 November – October Revolution (25–26 October 1917 Old Style, 7–8 November 1917 New Style)
Erroneous 30-day months
Implementation of continuous production weeks
Implementation of six-day weeks
- ^ a b Clive Foss, "Stalin's topsy-turvy work week", History Today 54/9 (September 2004) 46–47.
- ^ a b c d e f The Riga correspondent of the London Times, "Russian experiments", Journal of Calendar Reform 6 (1936) 69–71.
- ^ a b c d e Erland Echlin, "Here all nations agree", Journal of Calendar Reform 8 (1938) 25–27.
- ^ a b c d e f g Albert Parry, "The Soviet calendar", Journal of Calendar Reform 10 (1940) 65–69.
- ^ a b c d e Carleton J. Ketchum, "Russia's changing tide", Journal of Calendar Reform 13 (1943) 147–155.
- ^ a b c d e Bonnie Blackburn and Leofranc Holford-Strevens, The Oxford companion to the year (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999) 99, 688–689.
- ^ a b c La réforme grégorienne: La réforme en Russie (The Gregorian reform: The reform in Russia) (French)
- ^ a b c d e Susan M. Kingsbury and Mildred Fairchild, Factory family and woman in the Soviet Union (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1935) 245–248. Attributes the rest days of six-day weeks to five-day weeks.
- ^ a b c d Frank Parise, ed., "Soviet calendar", The book of calendars, (New York: Facts on file, 1982) 377.
- ^ a b c d e E. G. Richards, Mapping time, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998) 159–160, 277–279.
- ^ a b c d Eviatar Zerubavel, "The Soviet five-day Nepreryvka", The seven day circle (New York: Free press, 1985) 35–43.
- ^ a b Irina Shilova, "Building the Bolshevik calendar through Pravda and Izvestiia", Toronto Slavic Quarterly No. 19 (Winter 2007). She named the holidays associated with five- and six-day weeks the "Stalin calendar" to distinguish them from the holidays of the previous eleven years, which she called the "Bolshevik calendar".
- ^ a b c P. Malevsky-Malevitch, Russia U.S.S.R.: A complete handbook (New York: William Farquhar Payson, 1933) 601–602.
- ^ a b c [Solomon M. Schwarz], "The continuous working week in Soviet Russia", International Labour Review 23 (1931) 157–180.
- ^ a b Duncan Steel, Marking Time (New York: John Wiley, 2000) 293–294.
- ^ a b История календаря в России и в СССР (Calendar history in Russia and the USSR), chapter 19 in История календаря и хронология by Селешников (History of the calendar and chronology by Seleschnikov) (Russian)
- ^ a b ИЗ ИСТОРИИ ОТЕЧЕСТВЕННОГО КАРМАННОГО КАЛЕНДАРЯ by Дмитрий Малявин ("Calendar stories from reforms in the USSR" by Dmitry Malyavin) (Russian) Does not mention colors, only numbers.
- ^ Lance Latham, Standard C date/time library: Programming the world's calendars and clocks (Lawrence, KS: R&D Books, 1998) 390–392.
- ^ Toke Nørby, The Perpetual Calendar: A helpful tool to postal historians: What about Russia?
- ^ Oneday, Twoday (Time: 7 October 1929)
- ^ a b R. W. Davies, The Soviet economy in turmoil, 1929–1930 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Cambridge University Press, 1989) 84–86, 143–144, 252–256, 469, 544.
- ^ Elisabeth Achelis, "Calendar marches on: Russia's difficulties", Journal of Calendar Reform 24 (1954) 91–93.
- ^ The Orthodox and Soviet Calendar Reforms
- ^ Staggers Unstaggers (Time: 7 December 1931)
- ^ Gary Cross, Worktime and industrialization (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1988) 202–205.
- ^ The Duchess of Atholl (Katherine Atholl), The conscription of a people (1931) 84–86, 107.
- ^ a b c Solomon M. Schwarz, Labor in the Soviet Union (New York: Praegar, 1951) 258–277.
- ^ a b Elisha M. Friedman, Russia in transition: a business man's appraisal (New York: Viking Press, 1932) 260–262.
- ^ Handbook of the Soviet Union (New York: American-Russian Chamber of Commerce, 1936) 524, 526.
- ^ On the transfer to … the seven-day work week, …, 26 June 1940 (item 2)