Monday September 28, 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, -8 months, -27 days
or -4654 days

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Epiphany
Sunday January 6
-12 years, -8 months, -22 days
or -4649 days

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Ashura
Saturday January 19
-12 years, -8 months, -9 days
or -4636 days

2021

Martin Luther King Day
Monday January 21
-12 years, -8 months, -7 days
or -4634 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, -8 months, -10 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 Tuesday, September 10, 2019 -384
Ashura 2020 Saturday, August 29, 2020 -30
Ashura 2021 Thursday, August 19, 2021 325
Ashura 2022 Monday, August 08, 2022 679
Ashura 2023 Friday, July 28, 2023 1033
Ashura 2024 Wednesday, July 17, 2024 1388


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