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Mount Gilboa

Mount Gilboa, 2884: King Shaul, and his three sons die in war.

Seder Olam tells us that King Shaul died four months after Shmuel Hanavi’s passing. In Tur & Shulchan Aruch we learn that Shmuel passed away on the 28th of Iyar. Thus four months later, 28 Elul, marks the yahrzeit of the Royal Family of King Shaul.

Sources: Tur & Shulchan Aruch Orach  Chaim §580; Seder Olam

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