Monday June 24, 2019

Purim 2016

Jewish men dancing and celebrating Purim on the streets.Jewish men dancing and celebrating Purim on the streets.

Purim for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of March 22 ending at sundown on Wednesday, March 23.

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.

Wednesday, March 23rd is day number 83 of the 2016 calendar year with -3 years, -3 months, -1 day until Purim 2016.

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

Type:Observance, Jewish
When:14th day of Adar in Hebrew Calendar

March 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - TuesOrthodox Easter 2016Orthodox-1150
Mar 2 - WedRead Across America Day 2016Observance-1210
Mar 4 - FriEmployee Appreciation Day 2016Observance-1208
Mar 7Maha Shivaratri 2016Hindu-1205
Mar 13 - Sun Daylight Saving Time - begins 2016 Daylight Saving-1199
May 16 - WedWhit Monday 2016Christian-1135
Mar 17 - Thurs St. Patrick's Day 2016 Observance-1195
Mar 20 - SunPalm Sunday 2016Christian-1192
Mar 20 - Sun Spring/Fall - March equinox 2016 Season-1192
Mar 23 - WedPurim 2016Jewish-1189
Mar 24 - ThursHoli 2016Hindu-1188
Mar 24Maundy Thursday 2016Christian-1188
Mar 25 - FriGood Friday 2016Christian-1187
Mar 26 - SatHoly Saturday 2016Christian-1186
Mar 27 - Sun Easter 2016 Christian-1185
Mar 28 - MonEaster Monday 2016Christian-1184

Purim by Year