Ascension Day for the year 2008 is celebrated/ observed on Thursday, May 1st.
Ascension Day each year is held on a Thursday 39 days after Easter Sunday. This day commemorates Jesus Christs ascension into heaven.
More information on Ascension Day. (Dates, Customs and History for Ascension)
|Name(s):||Ascension Day, Ascension Thursday, Holy Thursday, Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ|
|When:||Thursday 39 days after Easter Sunday|
How many days to Ascension Day 2008?
Thursday, May 1st is the 121 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -6 months, -16 days until the celebration/ observance of Ascension Day 2008.
May 2008 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1||May Day 2008||Observance||-3852|
|May 1||National Day of Prayer 2008||Observance||-3852|
|May 1||Ascension Day 2008||Christian||-3852|
|May 2||Yom Hashoah 2008||Jewish||-3851|
|May 5||Cinco de Mayo 2008||Observance||-3848|
|May 6||National Nurses Day 2008||Observance||-3847|
|May 11||Pentecost 2008||Christian||-3842|
|May 11||Mothers' Day 2008||Observance||-3842|
|May 12||Whit Monday 2008||Christian||-3841|
|May 15||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2008||Observance||-3838|
|May 22||National Maritime Day 2008||Observance||-3831|
|May 26||Memorial Day 2008||Federal Holiday||-3827|
|May 22||Corpus Christi 2008||Christian||-3831|
|May 23||Lag BaOmer 2008||Jewish||-3830|