Ramadan for the year 2012 starts on Friday, July 20th lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Saturday, August 18th. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Thursday, July 19th.
Friday, July 20th is the 201 day of the 2012 calendar year with -6 years, -5 months, -28 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Ramadan 2012.
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|When:||Ninth Month of Islamic Calendar|
July 2012 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Jul 4||Laylat al Bara'at 2012||Muslim||-2388|
|Jul 4||4th of July - Independence Day 2012||Federal Holiday||-2388|
|Jul 19||Eid al-Fitr 2012||Muslim||-2373|
|Jul 22||Parents Day 2012||Observance||-2370|
|Jul 29||Tisha B'Av 2012||Jewish||-2363|