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I am writing an essay. In the introduction, I wrote

It was Tuesday.

meaning the day was Tuesday. I am describing the setting of a story. The story didn't start yet.

An alternative

It was on Thursday.

popped up and I wonder if which one is correct and whether both could be used in the given context. The second sentence seems to have the notion of it as if it has been introduced.

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In the given context

It was Tuesday

is more suitable. As you are beginning the story and nothing has been introduced it is correct, the second would be more appropriate where something has been introduced.

For example:

I really liked that party we went to! It was on Thursday.

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