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Prophet's Birthday in Saudi Arabia

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.

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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Prophet's Birthday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriFeb 262010Prophet's BirthdayObservance
WedFeb 162011Prophet's BirthdayObservance
SunFeb 52012Prophet's BirthdayObservance
ThuJan 242013Prophet's BirthdayObservance
MonJan 132014Prophet's BirthdayObservance
SatJan 32015Prophet's BirthdayObservance
ThuDec 242015Prophet's BirthdayObservance
MonDec 122016Prophet's BirthdayObservance
FriDec 12017Prophet's BirthdayObservance
WedNov 212018Prophet's BirthdayObservance
SunNov 102019Prophet's BirthdayObservance
ThuOct 292020Prophet's BirthdayObservance

Quick Facts

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

Prophet's Birthday 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

Prophet's Birthday 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017


List of dates for other years

Fun Holiday on December 12, 2016

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