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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.

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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 Muhammad's Birthday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriFeb 262010The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday
WedFeb 162011The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday
SunFeb 52012The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday
ThuJan 242013The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday
TueJan 142014The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday
SatJan 32015The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday
ThuDec 242015The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday
MonDec 122016The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday
FriDec 12017The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday
WedNov 212018The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday
SunNov 102019The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public Holiday
ThuOct 292020The Prophet Muhammad's BirthdayFederal Public 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 Muhammad's Birthday 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday 2019

Sunday, November 10, 2019

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Other holidays in November 2018 in Malaysia

United Nation Holiday on November 21, 2018

Fun Holiday on November 21, 2018

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