Ashura for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, October 12.
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.
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Days till Ashura 2016
There are -408 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2016.
National Holidays for 2016
|New Years Day 2016 - Friday, Jan 1||Fathers Day 2016 - Sunday, June 19|
|Martin Luther King 2016 - Monday, Jan 18||4th of July 2016 - Monday, July 4|
|Valentines Day 2016 - Sunday, Feb 14||Labor Day 2016 - Monday, Sept 5|
|Presidents Day 2016 - Monday, Feb 15||Columbus Day 2016 - Monday, Oct 10|
|St. Patrick's Day 2016 - Thursday, Mar 17||Halloween 2016 - Monday, Oct 31|
|Easter 2016 - Sunday, Mar 27||Veterans Day 2016 - Friday, Nov 11|
|Mothers Day 2016 - Sunday, May 8||Thanksgiving 2016 - Thursday, Nov 24|
|Memorial Day 2016 - Monday, May 30||Christmas Day 2016 - Sunday, Dec 25|
|Holidays in red are federal holidays.|