Saturday February 16, 2019

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.

Sunday, October 2nd is the 275 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -4 months, -14 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Muharram 2016.

More information on Muharram. (Traditions, Customs and History)

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

October 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Oct 1 - SatNavratri 2016Hindu-869
Oct 1 - SatMuharram 2016Muslim-869
Oct 3 - MonChild Health Day 2016Observance-867
Oct 3 - Mon Rosh Hashana 2016 Jewish-867
Oct 9 - SunLeif Erikson 2016Observance-861
Oct 10Dussehra 2016Hindu-860
Oct 12 - WedAshura 2016Muslim-858
Oct 12 - Wed Yom Kippur 2016 Jewish-858
Oct 10 - Mon Columbus Day 2016Federal Holiday-860
Oct 17 - MonBoss's Day 2016Observance-853
Oct 17 - MonSukkot 2016Jewish-853
Oct 24Shemini Atzeret 2016Jewish-846
Oct 25Simchat Torah 2016Jewish-845
Oct 30 - SunDiwali 2016Hindu -840
Oct 31 - Mon Halloween 2016 Observance-839

Muharram by Year