Sukkot for the year 2005 starts on Tuesday, October 18th ending the 7 day festival on sundown Monday, October 24th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Monday, October 17th.
Sukkot is a seven day Jewish festival with the first day starting on 15th day of the month of Tishri according to the Hebrew Calendar. The day relates to the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt and their wandering through the desert for 40 years.
More information on Sukkot. (Dates, Customs and History for Sukkot)
|Name(s):||Sukkot, Feast of Tabernacles, Feast of the Ingathering, Sukkos, Feast of Booths|
|When:||7 day festival start on 15th of Tishri in Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Sukkot 2005?
Tuesday, October 18th is the 290 day of the 2005 calendar year with -13 years, -3 days until the start of the 7 day festival of Sukkot 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|