Monday November 19, 2018

Muharram 2016

Muslim procession celebrating Muharram in Allahabad, India.Muslim procession celebrating Muharram in Allahabad, India.

Muharram for the year 2016 starts on Sunday, October 2nd and ends on Sunday, October 30th. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Saturday, October 1st.

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)

Name(s):Muharram, Al-Hijra
Type:Observance, Muslim
When:First month of the Islamic calendar

How many days to Muharram 2016?

Sunday, October 2nd is the 275 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -1 month, -17 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2016.

October 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Oct 1 - SatNavratri 2016Hindu-779
Oct 1 - SatMuharram 2016Muslim-779
Oct 3 - MonChild Health Day 2016Observance-777
Oct 3 - Mon Rosh Hashana 2016 Jewish-777
Oct 9 - SunLeif Erikson 2016Observance-771
Oct 10Dussehra 2016Hindu-770
Oct 12 - WedAshura 2016Muslim-768
Oct 12 - Wed Yom Kippur 2016 Jewish-768
Oct 10 - Mon Columbus Day 2016Federal Holiday-770
Oct 17 - MonBoss's Day 2016Observance-763
Oct 17 - MonSukkot 2016Jewish-763
Oct 24Shemini Atzeret 2016Jewish-756
Oct 25Simchat Torah 2016Jewish-755
Oct 30 - SunDiwali 2016Hindu -750
Oct 31 - Mon Halloween 2016 Observance-749

Muharram by Year

Related Holidays in 2016

Federal Holidays 2016