Monday June 24, 2024

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
-16 years, -5 months, -23 days
or -6019 days

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Epiphany
Sunday January 6
-16 years, -5 months, -18 days
or -6014 days

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Ashura
Saturday January 19
-16 years, -5 months, -5 days
or -6001 days

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Martin Luther King Day
Monday January 21
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or -5999 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 -16 years, -5 months, -6 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 2023 Tuesday, August 29, 2023 -300
Ashura 2024 Monday, August 19, 2024 56
Ashura 2025 Friday, August 08, 2025 410
Ashura 2026 Tuesday, July 28, 2026 764
Ashura 2027 Friday, July 16, 2027 1117
Ashura 2028 Wednesday, July 05, 2028 1472


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