Ashura for the year 2014 is celebrated/ observed on sundown Sunday, November 2nd ending on sundown of Monday, November 3rd.
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 2014
Sunday, November 2nd is day number 306 of the 2014 calendar year with -8 years, -3 months, -5 days until Ashura 2014.
Ashura, Hosay, Day of Attonement, Tabuik, Tobot
10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar