Archive for February 27th, 2009

(February 27) Today we’re observing . . .  Rabi’I (Islamic – The Month of the Migration)

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Rabi’I (Islamic – The Month of the Migration)
This Muslim holiday marks the beginning of the month of migration, which commemorates the migration of the faith’s Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in the year 622.

Begun at sunset on the previous day, the holiday is celebrated on the first day of the third month of the Islamic calendar. (dates may vary depending where you live)

 

 

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