Ashura for the year 2013 is celebrated/ observed on sundown Wednesday, November 13th ending on sundown of Thursday, November 14th.
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 2013?
Wednesday, November 13th is the 316 day of the 2013 calendar year with -5 years, -8 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2013.
November 2013 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Nov 1||All Saints' Day 2013||Christian||-1846|
|Nov 2||All Souls Day 2013||Christian||-1845|
|Nov 3||Daylight Saving Time - ends 2013||Daylight Saving||-1844|
|Nov 3||Muharram 2013||Muslim||-1844|
|Nov 3||Diwali 2013||Hindu||-1844|
|Nov 11||Veterans Day 2013||Federal Holiday||-1836|
|Nov 14||Ashura 2013||Muslim||-1833|
|Nov 28||Thanksgiving Day 2013||Federal Holiday||-1819|
|Nov 29||Black Friday 2013||Observance||-1818|