Ashura for the year 2005 is celebrated/ observed on sundown Friday, February 18th ending sundown of Saturday, February 19th.
Ashura falls on the 10th day of the 1st month of Muharram on the Islamic lunar calendar. For Shia Muslims the day commemorates the death of Husayn ibn Ali and for Sunni Muslims the day relates to when Moses and his followers fled Egypt and where saved by God separating the Red Sea.
More information on Ashura. (Dates, Customs and History for Ashura)
|Name(s):||Ashura, Hosay, Day of Attonement, Tabuik, Tobot|
|When:||10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar|
How many days to Ashura 2005?
Friday, February 18th is the 48 day of the 2005 calendar year with -13 years, -8 months, -1 day until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2005.
February 2005 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1||National Freedom Day 2005||Observance||-5008|
|Feb 2||Groundhog Day 2005||Observance||-5007|
|Feb 4||National Wear Red Day 2005||Observance||-5005|
|Feb 7||Tu B'Shevat 2005||Jewish||-5002|
|Feb 8||Mardi Gras 2005||Christian||-5001|
|Feb 9||Ash Wednesday 2005||Christian||-5000|
|Feb 9||Muharram 2005||Muslim||-5000|
|Feb 9||Lent 2005||Christian||-5000|
|Feb 11||Lincoln's Birthday 2005||Observance||-4998|
|Feb 14||Valentine's Day 2005||Observance||-4995|
|Feb 21||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2005||Federal Holiday||-4988|
|Feb 9||Chinese New Year 2005||Observance||-5000|