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What Happened on May 18, 1048

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  • Omar Khayyám, Persian mathematician (cubic equations), astronomer (Jalali calendar, basis of the Persian calendar), poet (quatrains) and philosopher, born in Nishapur, Khorasan (now Iran) (d. 1131)
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About May 18, 1048

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 974 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus