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Ashura 2005

Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain. Photo by: Ahmed Rabea

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
Type:Observance, Muslim
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 1National Freedom Day 2005Observance-5008
Feb 2 Groundhog Day 2005 Observance -5007
Feb 4National Wear Red Day 2005Observance-5005
Feb 7Tu B'Shevat 2005Jewish-5002
Feb 8Mardi Gras 2005Christian-5001
Feb 9Ash Wednesday 2005Christian-5000
Feb 9Muharram 2005Muslim-5000
Feb 9Lent 2005Christian-5000
Feb 11Lincoln's Birthday 2005Observance-4998
Feb 14 Valentine's Day 2005 Observance -4995
Feb 21 Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2005Federal Holiday-4988
Feb 9 Chinese New Year 2005 Observance -5000

Ashura by Year

Related Holidays in 2005

Federal Holidays 2005