Ramadan for the year 2006 starts on Sunday, September 24th lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Monday, October 23rd. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Saturday, September 23rd.
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 2006?
Sunday, September 24th is the 266 day of the 2006 calendar year with -12 years, -1 month, -23 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Ramadan 2006.
September 2006 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Sep 4||Labor Day 2006||Federal Holiday||-4457|
|Sept 7||Laylat al Bara'at 2006||Muslim||-4454|
|Sep 10||National Grandparents Day 2006||Observance||-4451|
|Sep 11||Patriot Day 2006||Observance||-4450|
|Sep 17||Constitution Citizenship Day 2006||Observance||-4444|
|Sept 22||Navratri 2006||Hindu||-4439|
|Sep 23||Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2006||Season||-4438|
|Sept 23||Rosh Hashana 2006||Jewish||-4438|