School districts throughout the nation are beginning to heed calls to give students and teachers a day off in observance of the Eid al Fitr, a major Islamic holiday held at the end of Ramadan.
The answer comes from how the Romans measured the year.
Numerology ties in with how our brains work, but that doesn’t mean its claims make sense.
Leap years were devised in Julius Caesar’s time, to fix the pesky problem that Earth’s year isn’t exactly 365 days. But 15 centuries later, our calendars were still slightly askew.
The Babylonians’ calendar was passed down from civilization to civilization.