Ashura for the year 2010 is celebrated/ observed on sundown Thursday, December 16th ending on sundown of Friday, December 17th.
Ashura falls on the 10th day of the 1st month of Muharram on the Islamic lunar calendar. For Shia Muslims the day commemorates the death of Husayn ibn Ali and for Sunni Muslims the day relates to when Moses and his followers fled Egypt and where saved by God separating the Red Sea.
More information on Ashura. (Dates, Customs and History for Ashura)
|Name(s):||Ashura, Hosay, Day of Attonement, Tabuik, Tobot|
|When:||10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar|
How many days to Ashura 2010?
Thursday, December 16th is the 349 day of the 2010 calendar year with -7 years, -10 months, -6 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2010.
December 2010 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Dec 6||St Nicholas Day 2010||Christian||-2877|
|Dec 6||Muharram 2010||Muslim||-2877|
|Dec 7||Pearl Harbor Remebrance Day 2010||Observance||-2876|
|Dec 17||Wright Brothers Day 2010||Observance||-2866|
|Dec 17||Ashura 2010||Muslim||-2866|
|Dec 21||Winter/Summer Solstice 2010||Season||-2862|
|Dec 24||Christmas Eve 2010||Christian||-2859|
|Dec 25||Christmas Day 2010||Federal Holiday||-2858|
|Dec 26||Kwanzaa -thru Jan 1 2010||Observance||-2857|
|Dec 31||New Years Eve 2010||Observance||-2852|