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Ashura 2019


Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain.Reenactment of death of Imam Hussain’s martyred son in Manama, Bahrain. Photo by: Ahmed Rabea

Ashura for the year 2019 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Monday, September 9th ending at sundown on Tuesday, September 10th.


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)

Ashura
Name(s):Ashura, Hosay, Day of Attonement, Tabuik, Tobot
Type:Observance, Muslim
When:10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar

How many days to Ashura 2019?

Monday, September 9th is the 251 day of the 2019 calendar year with 10 months, 19 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2019.


September 2019 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Sept 2 - MonGanesh Chaturthi 2019Hindu315
Sep 2 - Mon Labor Day 2019Federal Holiday315
Sep 8 - SunNational Grandparents Day 2019Observance321
Sep 10 - TuesAshura 2019Muslim323
Sep 11 - WedPatriot Day 2019Observance324
Sep 17 - TuesConstitution Citizenship Day 2019Observance330
Sep 23 - Mon Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2019 Season336
Sept 29 - SunNavratri 2019Hindu342
Sept 30 - Mon Rosh Hashana 2019 Jewish343

Ashura by Year

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Federal Holidays 2019



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