Ramadan for the year 2005 starts on Wednesday, October 5th lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Thursday, November 3rd. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Tuesday, October 4th.
Ramadan is observed in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is a month of fasting, prayer, giving and self-evaluation observed by Muslims. The month lasts 29-30 days depending on the sightings of the crescent moon.
More information on Ramadan. (Dates, Customs and History for Ramadan)
|When:||Ninth Month of Islamic Calendar|
How many days to Ramadan 2005?
Wednesday, October 5th is the 277 day of the 2005 calendar year with -13 years, -17 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Ramadan 2005.
October 2005 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 3||Child Health Day 2005||Observance||-4767|
|Oct 4||Rosh Hashana 2005||Jewish||-4766|
|Oct 5||Navratri 2005||Hindu||-4765|
|Oct 9||Leif Erikson 2005||Observance||-4761|
|Oct 10||Columbus Day 2005||Federal Holiday||-4760|
|Oct 12||Dussehra 2005||Hindu||-4758|
|Oct 13||Yom Kippur 2005||Jewish||-4757|
|Oct 17||Boss's Day 2005||Observance||-4753|
|Oct 18||Sukkot 2005||Jewish||-4752|
|Oct 25||Shemini Atzeret 2005||Jewish||-4745|
|Oct 26||Simchat Torah 2005||Jewish||-4744|
|Oct 30||Laylat al Qadr 2005||Muslim||-4740|
|Oct 30||Daylight Saving Time - ends 2005||Daylight Saving||-4740|
|Oct 31||Halloween 2005||Observance||-4739|