Muharram for the year 2009 starts on Friday, December 18th and ends on Thursday, January 15th. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Thursday, December 17th.
Muharram is the first Month in the Islamic calendar with the first day is Muharram the start of the New Year for Muslims. Some Muslims will fast during the first month of Muharram.
More information on Muharram. (Dates, Customs and History for Muharram)
|When:||First month of the Islamic calendar|
How many days to Muharram 2009?
Friday, December 18th is the 351 day of the 2009 calendar year with -8 years, -11 months, -0 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2009.
December 2009 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Dec 6||St Nicholas Day 2009||Christian||-3269|
|Dec 7||Pearl Harbor Remebrance Day 2009||Observance||-3268|
|Dec 17||Muharram 2009||Muslim||-3258|
|Dec 17||Wright Brothers Day 2009||Observance||-3258|
|Dec 21||Winter/Summer Solstice 2009||Season||-3254|
|Dec 24||Christmas Eve 2009||Christian||-3251|
|Dec 25||Christmas Day 2009||Federal Holiday||-3250|
|Dec 26||Kwanzaa -thru Jan 1 2009||Observance||-3249|
|Dec 31||New Years Eve 2009||Observance||-3244|