Ashura for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, October 1.
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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(Dates, Customs and History for Ashura)
Days till Ashura 2017
There are -50 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2017.
National Holidays for 2017
|New Years Day 2017 - Sunday, Jan 1||Fathers Day 2017 - Sunday, June 18|
|Martin Luther King 2017 - Monday, Jan 16||4th of July 2017 - Tuesday, July 4|
|Valentines Day 2017 - Tuesday, Feb 14||Labor Day 2017 - Monday, Sept 4|
|Presidents Day 2017 - Monday, Feb 20||Columbus Day 2017 - Monday, Oct 9|
|St. Patrick's Day 2017 - Friday, Mar 17||Halloween 2017 - Tuesday, Oct 31|
|Easter 2017 - Sunday, Apr 16||Veterans Day 2017 - Saturday, Nov 11|
|Mothers Day 2017 - Sunday, May 14||Thanksgiving 2017 - Thursday, Nov 23|
|Memorial Day 2017 - Monday, May 29||Christmas Day 2017 - Monday, Dec 25|
|Holidays in red are federal holidays.|