Purim for the year 2006 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Sunday, March 12th ending at sundown on Monday, March 13th.
Purim is celebrated on the 14th day in the month Adar using the Jewish calendar. For the Gregorian calendar the day falls in the months of February and March. The day commemorates back in the 4th century BC, when Jewish people were saved from a death decree according to the book of Esther.
Monday, March 13th is day number 72 of the 2006 calendar year with -13 years, -3 months, -11 days until Purim 2006.
More information on Purim. (Traditions, Customs and History)
|When:||14th day of Adar in Hebrew Calendar|
March 2006 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Mar 1||Ash Wednesday 2006||Christian||-4864|
|Mar 1||Lent 2006||Christian||-4864|
|Mar 2||Read Across America Day 2006||Observance||-4863|
|Mar 3||Employee Appreciation Day 2006||Observance||-4862|
|Mar 13||Purim 2006||Jewish||-4852|
|Mar 15||Holi 2006||Hindu||-4850|
|Mar 17||St. Patrick's Day 2006||Observance||-4848|
|Mar 20||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2006||Season||-4845|