The twenty-ninth of Jumada al-Akhira:

The twenty-ninth of Jumada al-Akhira:

It happened on this day,,

* Year 354 AH / July 965 AD The death of the Muslim scholar Al-Hasan bin Al-Haytham, He was born in Basra and spent most of his life in Cairo, He has made significant contributions to mathematics, optometry, physics, astronomy, engineering, ophthalmology and science in general.

He has many scientific writings and discoveries confirmed by modern science, Ibn al-Haytham corrected some of the prevailing concepts at that time based on the theories of Aristotle, Ptolemy and Euclid, To him are attributed the principles of the invention of the camera, He was the first to explain the eye completely and explain the functions of its organs, He is the first to study the psychological effects and factors of vision.

* Year 583 AH / September 1187 AD Saladin recaptures Ashkelon from the Crusaders.


It also happened on the twenty-ninth of Jumada al-Akhira:

* Year 1093 AH / July 1683 AD: The death of Sultan Khadija Tarkhan, deputy of the Sultanate in the Ottoman Empire for 5 years, Due to the young age of her son, Sultan Mehmed IV, She is of Ukrainian origin, She died at the age of 56, She was the tallest woman in Ottoman history to receive the status of “sultan-mother”. This trait has been attached to it for 34 years.

* Year 1248 AH / November 1832 AD: Allegiance to Abdelkader Al-Jazaery in the Emirate of Jihad, He entered the city of Tlemcen after the mujahideen rallied around him.

* In 1359 AH / August 1940 AD, the Italian army invaded British Somaliland in World War II.

* Year 1399 AH / May 1979 AD The city of Al-Arish returns to Egyptian sovereignty under the Camp David Accords.

* In 1421 AH / September 2000 AD, the outbreak of the second Palestinian intifada, the “Al-Aqsa Intifada”, after the entry of the Zionist Defense Minister Ariel Sharon to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

Prepared by/a. Mohamed Hamdi Maddokh

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