Ramadan for the year 2008 starts on Tuesday, September 2nd lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Wednesday, October 1st. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Monday, September 1st.
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 2008?
Tuesday, September 2nd is the 245 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -2 months, -15 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Ramadan 2008.
September 2008 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Sep 1||Labor Day 2008||Federal Holiday||-3729|
|Sept 3||Ganesh Chaturthi 2008||Hindu||-3727|
|Sep 7||National Grandparents Day 2008||Observance||-3723|
|Sep 11||Patriot Day 2008||Observance||-3719|
|Sep 17||Constitution Citizenship Day 2008||Observance||-3713|
|Sept 22||Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2008||Season||-3708|
|Sept 27||Laylat al Qadr 2008||Muslim||-3703|
|Sept 29||Navratri 2008||Hindu||-3701|
|Sept 30||Rosh Hashana 2008||Jewish||-3700|