Saturday October 20, 2018

Ashura 2024

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 2024 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Tuesday, July 16th ending at sundown on Wednesday, July 17th.

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)

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 2024?

Tuesday, July 16th is the 197 day of the 2024 calendar year with 5 years, 8 months, 26 days until the celebration/ observance of Ashura 2024.

July 2024 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Jul 4 - Thurs4th of July - Independence Day 2024Federal Holiday2084
Jul 7 - SunRath Yatra 2024Hindu2087
Jul 8 - MonMuharram 2024Muslim2088
Jun 16 - SunDay of Arafat 2024Muslim2096
Jul 17 - WedAshura 2024Muslim2097
Jul 28 - SunParents Day 2024Observance2108

Ashura by Year

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