Purim for the year 2012 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Tuesday, March 6th ending at sundown on Wednesday, March 7th.
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.
More information on Purim. (Dates, Customs and History for Purim)
|When:||14th day of Adar in Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Purim 2012?
Wednesday, March 7th is the 66 day of the 2012 calendar year with -6 years, -7 months, -16 days until the celebration/ observance of Purim 2012.
March 2012 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Mar 2||Read Across America Day 2012||Observance||-2427|
|Mar 2||Employee Appreciation Day 2012||Observance||-2427|
|Mar 7||Purim 2012||Jewish||-2422|
|Mar 8||Holi 2012||Hindu||-2421|
|Mar 11||Daylight Saving Time - begins 2012||Daylight Saving||-2418|
|Mar 17||St. Patrick's Day 2012||Observance||-2412|
|Mar 20||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2012||Season||-2409|