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2008 Holiday Dates

2008 Holiday Dates | 2009 Holiday Dates
(We have made every effort to assure that the dates below are correct)


Summer'2008

Fall'2008
  • Ramadan: September 01 (Depends on the sighting of the moon in North America)
  • Rosh Hashanah (Begins at Sundown*): September 29
  • Eid al-Fitr: September 30 (Depends on the sighting of the moon in North America)
  • Yom Kippur (Begins at Sundown*): October 08
  • Sukkot (Begins at Sundown*): October 13
  • Columbus Day (observed): October 13
  • Birth of the Bab (Baha'i holiday): October 20
  • Halloween: October 31
  • Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead): November 1
  • All Saint's Day: November 1
  • All Soul's Day: November 2
  • Veterans Day: November 11
  • Birth of Baha'u'llah (Baha'i holiday): November 12
  • Thanksgiving Day (US): Thursday, November 27
Winter'2008
  • World Aids Day: December 01
  • Day Without Art: December 01
  • Bodhi Day: December 08
  • Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary: December 08
  • Eid al-Adha: December 08 (Depends on the sighting of the moon in North America)
  • Chanukah (Begins at Sundown*): December 21
  • Christmas Day: December 25
  • Kwanzaa: December 26 - January 01, 2009
  • Boxing Day: December 26
  • Islamic New Year (Al-Hijra - 1430AH): December 29 (Depends on the sighting of the moon in North America)

*Because the Jewish day begins and ends at sundown, holidays begin at sundown.


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