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The Prophet's Birthday in Russia

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's Birthday a Public Holiday?

Even though The Prophet's Birthday falls on Saturday, October 8, 2022, it is a working day. Most businesses follow regular opening hours in Russia.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017FriDec 1The Prophet's BirthdayMuslim
2018WedNov 21The Prophet's BirthdayMuslim
2019SatNov 9The Prophet's BirthdayMuslim
2020ThuOct 29The Prophet's BirthdayMuslim
2021MonOct 18The Prophet's BirthdayMuslim
2022SatOct 8The Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)Muslim
2023WedSep 27The Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)Muslim
2024MonSep 16The Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)Muslim
2025FriSep 5The Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)Muslim
2026WedAug 26The Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)Muslim
2027SunAug 15The Prophet's Birthday (Tentative Date)Muslim

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