Purim for the year 2011 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Friday, March 18th ending at sundown on Saturday, March 19th.
Purim is celebrated on the 14th day in the month of Adar according to the Hebrew calendar. Under the Gregorian calendar the day falls in February or 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.
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|When:||14th day of Adar in Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Purim 2011?
Saturday, March 19th is the 77 day of the 2011 calendar year with -7 years, -7 months, -27 days until the celebration/ observance of Purim 2011.
March 2011 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Mar 2||Read Across America Day 2011||Observance||-2815|
|Mar 2||Maha Shivaratri 2011||Hindu||-2815|
|Mar 4||Employee Appreciation Day 2011||Observance||-2813|
|Mar 8||Mardi Gras 2011||Christian||-2809|
|Mar 9||Lent 2011||Christian||-2808|
|Mar 9||Ash Wednesday 2011||Christian||-2808|
|Mar 13||Daylight Saving Time - begins 2011||Daylight Saving||-2804|
|Mar 17||St. Patrick's Day 2011||Observance||-2800|
|Mar 19||Purim 2011||Jewish||-2798|
|Mar 20||Holi 2011||Hindu||-2797|
|Mar 20||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2011||Season||-2797|