Tuesday October 26, 2021

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
-13 years, -9 months, -25 days
or -5047 days

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Epiphany
Sunday January 6
-13 years, -9 months, -20 days
or -5042 days

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Ashura
Saturday January 19
-13 years, -9 months, -7 days
or -5029 days

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Martin Luther King Day
Monday January 21
-13 years, -9 months, -5 days
or -5027 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 -13 years, -9 months, -8 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 2020 Saturday, August 29, 2020 -423
Ashura 2021 Thursday, August 19, 2021 -68
Ashura 2022 Monday, August 08, 2022 286
Ashura 2023 Friday, July 28, 2023 640
Ashura 2024 Tuesday, July 16, 2024 994
Ashura 2025 Saturday, July 05, 2025 1348


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