Dating by olympiads
Inclusive counting starts today with the first day and tomorrow the second day.This is how we know Jesus was crucified on a Friday and rose "three days and three nights" later on Sunday morning.
That is evidently why God did not see fit to fill in all the details of chronology.
This inclusive counting system is widespread in the Bible including Jesus, Esther, Acts, and the gospels.
Jesus thought in terms of inclusive counting: Jesus said: Luke "Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today [Fri] and tomorrow [Sat], and the third day [Sun] I reach My goal." The story of Cornelius proves that the 1This explains why the Bible says king Jeroboam reigned for 22 years (inclusive), when our chronology chart says he only reigned for 21 years (non-inclusive): The time that Jeroboam reigned was twenty-two years; and he slept with his fathers, and Nadab his son reigned in his place. So when you notice a difference between the number on our chronology chart with the "raw" Bible number, it is because we have translated the "Jewish inclusive" time scale into our "Modern non-inclusive" time scale so WE can have a functional literal BC scale to use. The new year used in the Bible at various times by Israel and Judah represented on the timeline.
In the question, Cheryl gives her new friends - Albert and Bernard – ten possible dates to choose from when they inquire about her date of birth.
She then tells Albert the month and Bernard the day of her birthday.