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Ascension Day 2008

Christ the Redeemer on a cloudy day Rio de Jeneiro.Christ the Redeemer on a cloudy day Rio de Jeneiro. Photo by: Robert Nyman

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)

Ascension Day
Name(s):Ascension Day, Ascension Thursday, Holy Thursday, Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
Type:Observance, Christian
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 1May Day 2008Observance-3852
May 1National Day of Prayer 2008Observance-3852
May 1Ascension Day 2008Christian-3852
May 2Yom Hashoah 2008Jewish-3851
May 5Cinco de Mayo 2008Observance-3848
May 6National Nurses Day 2008Observance-3847
May 11Pentecost 2008Christian-3842
May 11Mothers' Day 2008Observance-3842
May 12Whit Monday 2008Christian-3841
May 15Peace Officers Memorial Day 2008Observance-3838
May 22National Maritime Day 2008Observance-3831
May 26Memorial Day 2008Federal Holiday-3827
May 22Corpus Christi 2008Christian-3831
May 23Lag BaOmer 2008Jewish-3830

Ascension Day by Year

Related Holidays in 2008

Federal Holidays 2008