Friday, September 24, 2010
July 16th in History
It has 12 lunar months and 354 - 5 days and it is their year 1431 AH (Anno Hegirae). The calendar has a 'drift' of 11 to 12 days, so the months do not correspond to the same seasons each year. The current Islamic year ends on our December 6, 2010.
1896 – Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, Hitler-era German physician and prominent advocate for the racial theory of eugenics (d. 1969)
1935 – The world's first parking meter is installed in the Oklahoma capital, Oklahoma City. A small development which changed people's daily life.