Shavuot for the year 2004 starts on Wednesday, May 26th ending the two day holiday at sundown on Thursday, May 27th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Tuesday, May 25th.
Shavuot is observed on the 6th or 7th of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar. The day marks the wheat harvest in Israel and commemorates the day God gave the Torah to Israel on Mount Sinai.
More information on Shavuot. (Dates, Customs and History for Shavuot)
|Name(s):||Shavuot, Feast of Weeks, Shovuos, Shavu'oth|
|When:||6th or 7th of Sivan in Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Shavuot 2004?
Wednesday, May 26th is the 146 day of the 2004 calendar year with -14 years, -4 months, -23 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2004.
May 2004 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1||May Day 2004||Observance||-5284|
|May 5||Cinco de Mayo 2004||Observance||-5280|
|May 6||National Day of Prayer 2004||Observance||-5279|
|May 6||National Nurses Day 2004||Observance||-5279|
|May 6||Yom Hashoah 2004||Jewish||-5279|
|May 9||Lag BaOmer 2004||Jewish||-5276|
|May 9||Mothers' Day 2004||Observance||-5276|
|May 15||Armed Forces Day 2004||Observance||-5270|
|May 15||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2004||Observance||-5270|
|May 20||Ascension Day 2004||Christian||-5265|
|May 22||National Maritime Day 2004||Observance||-5263|
|May 26||Shavuot 2004||Jewish||-5259|
|May 30||Pentecost 2004||Christian||-5255|
|May 31||Memorial Day 2004||Federal Holiday||-5254|
|May 31||Whit Monday 2004||Christian||-5254|