Java.util.GregorianCalendar.getGregorianChange() Method

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Description

The java.util.GregorianCalendar.getGregorianChange() method gets the Gregorian Calendar change date. This is the point when the switch from Julian dates to Gregorian dates occurred. Default is October 15, 1582 (Gregorian). Previous to this, dates will be in the Julian calendar.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.GregorianCalendar.getGregorianChange() method

public final Date getGregorianChange()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns the Gregorian cutover date for this GregorianCalendar object.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.GregorianCalendar.getGregorianChange() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class GregorianCalendarDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create a new calendar
      GregorianCalendar cal =
              (GregorianCalendar) GregorianCalendar.getInstance();

      // print the current date and time
      System.out.println("" + cal.getTime());

      // get Gregorian change and print it
      System.out.println("Date change:" + cal.getGregorianChange());

   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

Fri May 18 02:59:54 EEST 2012
Date change:Fri Oct 15 02:00:00 EET 1582



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