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Ashura 2006

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 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
Type:Observance, Muslim
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 1National Freedom Day 2006Observance-4668
Feb 2Groundhog Day 2006Observance-4667
Feb 3National Wear Red Day 2006Observance-4666
Feb 12Lincoln's Birthday 2006Observance-4657
Feb 13Tu B'Shevat 2006Jewish-4656
Feb 14Valentine's Day 2006Observance-4655
Feb 20Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2006Federal Holiday-4649
Feb 17Mardi Gras 2006Christian-4652
Feb 26Maha Shivaratri 2006Hindu-4643

Ashura by Year

Related Holidays in 2006

Federal Holidays 2006