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)
|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 - Sat||Navratri 2016||Hindu||-779|
|Oct 1 - Sat||Muharram 2016||Muslim||-779|
|Oct 3 - Mon||Child Health Day 2016||Observance||-777|
|Oct 3 - Mon||Rosh Hashana 2016||Jewish||-777|
|Oct 9 - Sun||Leif Erikson 2016||Observance||-771|
|Oct 10||Dussehra 2016||Hindu||-770|
|Oct 12 - Wed||Ashura 2016||Muslim||-768|
|Oct 12 - Wed||Yom Kippur 2016||Jewish||-768|
|Oct 10 - Mon||Columbus Day 2016||Federal Holiday||-770|
|Oct 17 - Mon||Boss's Day 2016||Observance||-763|
|Oct 17 - Mon||Sukkot 2016||Jewish||-763|
|Oct 24||Shemini Atzeret 2016||Jewish||-756|
|Oct 25||Simchat Torah 2016||Jewish||-755|
|Oct 30 - Sun||Diwali 2016||Hindu||-750|
|Oct 31 - Mon||Halloween 2016||Observance||-749|