Ashura for the year 2006 is celebrated/ observed on sundown Wednesday, February 8th ending on sundown of Thursday, February 9th.
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 2006?
Wednesday, February 8th is the 38 day of the 2006 calendar year with -12 years, -9 months, -4 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2006.
February 2006 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1||National Freedom Day 2006||Observance||-4668|
|Feb 2||Groundhog Day 2006||Observance||-4667|
|Feb 3||National Wear Red Day 2006||Observance||-4666|
|Feb 12||Lincoln's Birthday 2006||Observance||-4657|
|Feb 13||Tu B'Shevat 2006||Jewish||-4656|
|Feb 14||Valentine's Day 2006||Observance||-4655|
|Feb 20||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2006||Federal Holiday||-4649|
|Feb 17||Mardi Gras 2006||Christian||-4652|
|Feb 26||Maha Shivaratri 2006||Hindu||-4643|