Muharram for the year 2008 starts on Wednesday, January 9th and ends on Wednesday, February 6th. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Tuesday, January 8th.
Wednesday, January 9th is the 8 day of the 2008 calendar year with -11 years, -13 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2008.
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|When:||First month of the Islamic calendar|
January 2008 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Jan 1||New Year's Day 2008||Federal Holiday||-4039|
|Jan 6||Epiphany 2008||Christian||-4034|
|Jan 7||Orthodox Christmas Day 2008||Orthodox||-4033|
|Jan 9||Muharram 2008||Muslim||-4031|
|Jan 14||Makar Sankranti 2008||Hindu||-4026|
|Jan 14||Orthodox New Year 2008||Orthodox||-4026|
|Jan 18||Ashura 2008||Muslim||-4022|
|Jan 21||Martin Luther King Day 2008||Federal Holiday||-4019|
|Jan 22||Tu B'Shevat 2008||Jewish||-4018|