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The more important calendars of the world are: Iranian: Month Days Favardin 31 Ordibehesht 31 Khordad 31 Tir 31 Mordad 31 Sharivar 31 Mehr 30 Aban 30 Azar 30 Dey 30 Bahman 30 Esfand 28 or 29 Months begin about the 21st of the corresponding Gregorian month. Ethiopian: Month Days Maskerem 30 Tikimit 30 Hidar 30 Tahsas 30 Tir 30 Yekatit 30 Megabit 30 Miazia 30 Guenbot 30 Sene 30 Hamle 30 Nahassie 30+5 or 6 Months begin on the 11th of the corresponding Gregorian month. Gregorian Months Days January 31 February 28 or 29 March 31 April 30 May 31 June 30 July 31 August 31 September 30 October 31 November 30 December 31 Hindu Months Days Caitra 30 Vaisakha 31 Jyaistha 31 Asadha 31 Sravana 31 Bhadrapada 31 Asvina 30 Karttika 30 Margasirsa 30 Pausa 30 Magha 30 Phalguna 30 Months begin about the 22nd of the corresponding Gregorian month. Jewish Months Days Tishri 30 Cheshvan 29 or 30 Kislev 29 or 30 Tebet 29 Shebat 30 Adar 29 Nisan 30 Iyyar 29 Sivan 30 Tammuz 29 Ab 30 Elul 29 Note: The date of the new year varies, but normally falls in the second half of September in the Gregorian calendar; the general calendar position is maintained by adding, in some years, an extra period of 29 days, Adar Sheni, following the month of Adar Muslim calendar. Muslims use a lunar calendar which begins 10 or 11 days earlier each year in terms of the Gregorian. The months do not, however, have a fixed number of days. The priesthood declares the official start of each month. The names of the months are as follows. Muharram Safar Rabia I Rabia II Jumada I Jumada II Rajab Shaaban Ramadan Shawwal Dhu al-Kadah Dhu al-Hijjah In each 30 years, 19 years have 354 days (are "common") and 11 have 355 days (are "intercalary"). Muslim years begin on the following dates of the Gregorian calendar. The dates for 1993-96 are approximate. 1411 July 24th 1990 1412 July 13th 1991 1413 July 2nd 1992 1414 June 20th 1993 1415 June 9th 1994 1416 May 30th 1995 1417 May 18th 1996


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