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)
|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 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 4||Yom Hashoah 2016||Jewish||-931|
|May 5||Isra and Mi'raj 2016||Muslim||-930|
|May 5 - Thurs||Cinco de Mayo 2016||Observance||-930|
|May 5 - Thurs||National Day of Prayer 2016||Observance||-930|
|May 5 - Thurs||Ascension Day 2016||Christian||-930|
|May 6 - Fri||National Nurses Day 2016||Observance||-929|
|May 8 - Sun||Mothers' Day 2016||Observance||-927|
|May 15 - Sun||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2016||Observance||-920|
|May 15 - Sun||Pentecost 2016||Christian||-920|
|May 21||Laylat al Bara'at 2016||Muslim||-914|
|May 21 - Sat||Armed Forces Day 2016||Observance||-914|
|May 22 - Sun||National Maritime Day 2016||Observance||-913|
|May 26||Lag BaOmer 2016||Jewish||-909|
|May 26||Corpus Christi 2016||Christian||-909|
|May 30 - Mon||Memorial Day 2016||Federal Holiday||-905|