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Today in the Mexica Tonalpohualli, also known as the Aztec Calendar




13-day period


20-day period


solar year

* If you were born between 12am and before sunrise (Central Time), use the previous Gregorian day because days in the Azteca/Mexica calendar start at sunrise.

(Correlation: Ruben Ochoa)

The significance of this day

And Two Serpent, and Three Death ? thus they Proceeded, in order ? Four Deer, Five Rabbit, Six Water, Seven Dog, Eight Monkey, Nine Grass, Ten Reed, Eleven Ocelot, Twelve Eagle, Thirteen Vulture: all these thus bring to a conclusion the two, [etc.]. Only one is the account of the various day signs here which go well and badly. When the family of day signs ended The fourth house, and the fifth, and the sixth, it was said, were unfavorable. And the second and eighth, it was stated, came to be only indifferent. (Florentine Codex, Dibble and Anderson, bk 4, page 83)


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