Tuesday February 18, 2020

Ashura 2008


Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.
January 2008
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New Years
Tuesday January 1
-12 years, -1 months, -17 days
or -4431 days

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Epiphany
Sunday January 6
-12 years, -1 months, -12 days
or -4426 days

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Ashura
Saturday January 19
-12 years -30 days
or -4413 days

2021

Martin Luther King Day
Monday January 21
-12 years -28 days
or -4411 days

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Ashura for the year 2008 is celebrated/ observed on sundown Friday, January 18th ending on sundown of Saturday, January 19th.


Ashura marks the 10th day of the 1st month of Muharram on the Islamic lunar calendar. The day commemorates for Shia Muslims the death of Husayn ibn Ali who was the grandson of Muhammad in the Battle of Karbala of October 10, 680 CE. For Sunni Muslims the day relates to when Moses and his followers fled Egypt and where saved by God separating the Red Sea.

Days to Ashura 2008

Friday, January 18th is day number 18 of the 2008 calendar year with -12 years, -1 month, -0 days until Ashura 2008.


Ashura
Name(s):Ashura, Hosay, Day of Attonement, Tabuik, Tobot
Type:Observance, Muslim
When:10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar

Dates for Ashura

HolidayDateDays to Go
Ashura 2019 Saturday, September 21, 2019 -150
Ashura 2020 Thursday, September 10, 2020 205
Ashura 2021 Sunday, August 29, 2021 558
Ashura 2022 Friday, August 19, 2022 913
Ashura 2023 Tuesday, August 08, 2023 1267
Ashura 2024 Sunday, July 28, 2024 1622


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