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)
|When:||14th day of Adar in Hebrew Calendar|
March 2016 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1 - Tues||Orthodox Easter 2016||Orthodox||-1150|
|Mar 2 - Wed||Read Across America Day 2016||Observance||-1210|
|Mar 4 - Fri||Employee Appreciation Day 2016||Observance||-1208|
|Mar 7||Maha Shivaratri 2016||Hindu||-1205|
|Mar 13 - Sun||Daylight Saving Time - begins 2016||Daylight Saving||-1199|
|May 16 - Wed||Whit Monday 2016||Christian||-1135|
|Mar 17 - Thurs||St. Patrick's Day 2016||Observance||-1195|
|Mar 20 - Sun||Palm Sunday 2016||Christian||-1192|
|Mar 20 - Sun||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2016||Season||-1192|
|Mar 23 - Wed||Purim 2016||Jewish||-1189|
|Mar 24 - Thurs||Holi 2016||Hindu||-1188|
|Mar 24||Maundy Thursday 2016||Christian||-1188|
|Mar 25 - Fri||Good Friday 2016||Christian||-1187|
|Mar 26 - Sat||Holy Saturday 2016||Christian||-1186|
|Mar 27 - Sun||Easter 2016||Christian||-1185|
|Mar 28 - Mon||Easter Monday 2016||Christian||-1184|