Today’s events include:
Endangered Species Day – Pick Strawberries Day – Weights and Measures Day – Pizza Party Day – Be a Millionaire Day – Bike to Work Day – Quiche Lorraine Day – World Metrology Day – Day of Remembrance in Cambodia – National Defense Transportation Day
Today’s Focus: World Metrology Day
Metrology, or the study of measurements in science has a theme in 2016, “Measurements in a dynamic world”
World Metrology Day falls on the anniversary of the signature of the Metre Convention on 20 may 1875 by representatives of 17 nations. The aim of the Metre Convention was the world-wide uniformity of measurement to promote and support global collaboration.
Daily Trivia: There are 169,518,829,100,544,000,000,000,000,000 ways to play the first ten moves of any chess game.