Wednesday January 16, 2019

Ashura 2008

Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.

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

Friday, January 18th is the 17 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -11 months, -29 days until Ashura 2008.

More information on Ashura. (Traditions, Customs and History)

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

January 2008 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Jan 1New Year's Day 2008Federal Holiday-4033
Jan 6Epiphany 2008Christian-4028
Jan 7Orthodox Christmas Day 2008Orthodox-4027
Jan 9Muharram 2008Muslim-4025
Jan 14Makar Sankranti 2008Hindu-4020
Jan 14Orthodox New Year 2008Orthodox-4020
Jan 18Ashura 2008Muslim-4016
Jan 21Martin Luther King Day 2008Federal Holiday-4013
Jan 22Tu B'Shevat 2008Jewish-4012

Ashura by Year