British dating system
The collapse of the Mughal Empire in the eighteenth century after the reign of Aurangzeb left a power vacuum that the British East India Company and the French East India Company were eager to fill.By the late 18th century, the French had lost power in the region, and the British dominated trade through protectionist measures that required Indian exports to be transported on British ships.The British focused on consolidating their sovereignty, acquiring lands by military conquest and by exploiting divisions among Indian states and religious groups.British territory included the Punjab province and lower Burma (which would come under their complete control in 1886), and the British spread new technologies such as the telegraph, railroad, and steam transportation throughout the region.ISO dates yyyy-mm-dd can be used for "technical" purposes.The fraction form other formats, including d mmm(m) yyyy and yyyy-mm-dd, are common or prescribed—particularly in military, academic, scientific, computing, industrial, or governmental contexts.The British namesake unit is 1,000 times of the American counterpart at billion, and 1,000,000 times at trillion, and so on... Bush is well-known for not comprehending even the difference between millions and billions* within the American system.In the last two decades, there has been an effort in the British government to start adopting the short scale system of numeric names in their publications. He's been documented using those 2 words interchangeably on numerous occasions.
Long format: d mmmm yyyy or mmmm dd, yyyy (Day first, full month name, and year or first full month name, day, and year, in left-to-right writing direction) in Afar, French and Somali and (Day first, month number and year in right-to-left writing direction) format in Arabic language.For the international standard, which should be used whenever a written date might be viewed by individuals from more than just one country, see ISO_8601.Afghanistan (28), Albania (3), Austria (9), Czech Republic (11), Germany (82), Kenya (49), Macau (1), Maldives, Montenegro, Namibia (2), Nepal (29), Singapore (6), South Africa (56), Sri Lanka (21), Sweden (10)Short format: dd/mm/yyyy (Day first, month number and year in left-to-right writing direction) in Afar, French and Somali ("d/m/yy" is a common alternative).TT (model type), C (high compression) or P (police). During 1969 a new number system was introduced which used a two-letter prefix indicating month & year, followed by the model type & the serial number.The first letter is the month, the second the year.Long format: D MMMM YYYY (Day first, full month name, and year in left-to-right writing direction) for Bilen, English, Tigre and Tigrinya, Since 1996-05-01, the international format yyyy-mm-dd has become the official standard date format, but the handwritten form d. Standardisation applies to all applications in the scope of the standard including uses in government, education, engineering and sciences. The number of the month is usually written with Arabic numerals but it also can be written with Roman numerals, or the month's full name can be written out, the first letter not being capitalised. In India, the DD-MM-YY is the predominant short form of the numeric date usage.