Ashura for the year 2019 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Monday, September 9th ending at sundown on Tuesday, September 10th.
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.
Monday, September 9th is day number 252 of the 2019 calendar year with 2 months, 23 days until Ashura 2019.
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|Name(s):||Ashura, Hosay, Day of Attonement, Tabuik, Tobot|
|When:||10th day of the month of Muharram on Islamic Calendar|
September 2019 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Sept 2 - Mon||Ganesh Chaturthi 2019||Hindu||77|
|Sep 2 - Mon||Labor Day 2019||Federal Holiday||77|
|Sep 8 - Sun||National Grandparents Day 2019||Observance||83|
|Sep 10 - Tues||Ashura 2019||Muslim||85|
|Sep 11 - Wed||Patriot Day 2019||Observance||86|
|Sep 17 - Tues||Constitution Citizenship Day 2019||Observance||92|
|Sep 23 - Mon||Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2019||Season||98|
|Sept 29 - Sun||Navratri 2019||Hindu||104|
|Sept 30 - Mon||Rosh Hashana 2019||Jewish||105|