Ashura for the year 2018 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of September 20 ending at sundown on Friday, September 21.
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 2018
Thursday, September 20th is day number 263 of the 2018 calendar year with -5 years, -2 months, -17 days until Ashura 2018.
Ashura, Hosay, Day of Attonement, Tabuik, Tobot
10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar