Counting Sundays

Author: L. Grondin

You are given the following information, but you may prefer to do some research for yourself.

  • 1 Jan 1900 was a Monday.

  • Thirty days has September, April, June and November. All the rest have thirty-one, Saving February alone, Which has twenty-eight, rain or shine. And on leap years, twenty-nine.

  • A leap year occurs on any year evenly divisible by 4, but not on a century unless it is divisible by 400.

How many Sundays fell on the first of the month during the twentieth century (1 Jan 1901 to 31 Dec 2000)?

Source code:

use v6;

# A good guess:

say 100 * 12 div 7