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Ascension Day 2016

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 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Thursday, May 5th.

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 2016?

Thursday, May 5th is the 125 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -6 months, -16 days until the celebration/ observance of Ascension Day 2016.

May 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - Sun May Day 2016 Observance-934
May 4Yom Hashoah 2016Jewish-931
May 5Isra and Mi'raj 2016Muslim-930
May 5 - Thurs Cinco de Mayo 2016 Observance-930
May 5 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2016 Observance-930
May 5 - ThursAscension Day 2016Christian-930
May 6 - FriNational Nurses Day 2016Observance-929
May 8 - Sun Mothers' Day 2016 Observance-927
May 15 - SunPeace Officers Memorial Day 2016Observance-920
May 15 - SunPentecost 2016Christian-920
May 21Laylat al Bara'at 2016Muslim-914
May 21 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2016 Observance-914
May 22 - SunNational Maritime Day 2016Observance-913
May 26Lag BaOmer 2016Jewish-909
May 26Corpus Christi 2016Christian-909
May 30 - Mon Memorial Day 2016Federal Holiday-905

Ascension Day by Year

Related Holidays in 2016

Federal Holidays 2016