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The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday in Malaysia

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.

Is The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday a Public Holiday?

The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Mecca

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 Muhammad's Birthday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2015SatJan 3The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
2015ThuDec 24The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
2016MonDec 12The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
2017FriDec 1The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
2018TueNov 20The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
2019SatNov 9The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
2020ThuOct 29The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
2021TueOct 19The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
2022SatOct 8The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
2023WedSep 27The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
2024MonSep 16The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 
2025FriSep 5The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday 

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