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Sunni Muslims observe the Prophet Muhammed's (also known as Mohammed or Muhammad) birthday on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi' al-awwal, while Shi'a Muslims mark it on the 17th of this month. Muhammed is believed to be the last prophet.

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The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.
The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.
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The Prophet's Birthday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriFeb 262010The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
WedFeb 162011The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
SunFeb 52012The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
ThuJan 242013The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
MonJan 132014The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
WedDec 232015The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
MonDec 122016The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
FriDec 12017The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
WedNov 212018The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
SunNov 102019The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
ThuOct 292020The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday

Quick Facts

Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.

The Prophet's Birthday 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

The Prophet's Birthday 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

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Fun Holiday on December 12, 2016

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