The solar eclipse has inspired many mythical stories and influenced human behavior. Even today, eclipses of the Sun are considered bad omens in many cultures. more
Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event.
Is Eid al-Adha a Public Holiday?
Eid al-Adha is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.
About Eid al-AdhaRead more about Eid al-Adha.
Eid al-Adha Observances
|2011||Sun||Nov 6||Eid al-Adha||Official holiday|
|2012||Fri||Oct 26||Eid al-Adha||Official holiday|
|2013||Tue||Oct 15||Eid al-Adha||Official holiday|
|2014||Sat||Oct 4||Eid al-Adha||Official holiday|
|2015||Thu||Sep 24||Eid al-Adha||Official holiday|
|2016||Tue||Sep 13||Eid al-Adha||Official holiday|
|2017||Sat||Sep 2||Eid al-Adha||Official holiday|
|2018||Wed||Aug 22||Eid al-Adha||Official holiday|
|2019||Mon||Aug 12||Eid al-Adha||Official holiday|
|2020||Fri||Jul 31||Eid al-Adha||Official holiday|
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