Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday 2018

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Prophet Muhammad's Birthday 2018

When is Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday 2018?

Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday in 2018
In Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, United States, India, Pakistan (for 46 countries) –
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

United Arab Emirates –  Monday, November 19, 2018

When is Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday 2019?

Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday in 2019
Sunday, November 10, 2019

Prophet Muhammad’s birthday is commemorated by Muslims during the month of Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month of the Muslim calendar.

Why we celebrate Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday?

Sunni Muslims celebrate Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday on the 12th day of Rabi-al-Allal month, and Shiite Muslims celebrate it on the 17th of the same month. Muhammad is the last prophet who was born in Mecca. The term Maulid is used in Egypt and Sudan to refer to the birthdays of Muhammad and local Sufi saints. Total count up to 3000 days of birth of Sufi saints.

What Do People Do?

Some people consider Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday a worthy event, which requires praise. Others believe that the celebration of birthdays is contrary to Islamic law. But in any case, everyone refers to hadiths and events from the life of Muhammad to support their views. Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday is celebrated by organizing street parades.

Houses and mosques are also decorated. Some people give food to the needy and money. Other people read poems about events that are related to the life of the Prophet Muhammad. Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday is celebrated in the USA, Canada, Australia. You can meet Muslims who spend most of their time reading the Koran.

How to Celebrate Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday?

Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday is considered a public holiday in Islamic countries. Schools, shops, organizations do not work on this day.

Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday Observances

List of dates for other years

WeekdayDateYearName
WedNov 212018The Prophet’s Birthday
SunNov 102019The Prophet’s Birthday
ThuOct 292020The Prophet’s Birthday
TueOct 192021The Prophet’s Birthday
SatOct 82022The Prophet’s Birthday
WedSep 272023The Prophet’s Birthday
MonSep 162024The Prophet’s Birthday
FriSep 52025The Prophet’s Birthday
WedAug 262026The Prophet’s Birthday
SunAug 152027The Prophet’s Birthday
ThuAug 32028The Prophet’s Birthday
TueJul 242029The Prophet’s Birthday
SatJul 132030The Prophet’s Birthday

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List of Common Holidays in 2018

NameDateWeekdayHoliday Type
New Year’s DayJanuary 1TuesdayHolidays /National
Martin Luther King DayJanuary 21MondayHolidays /National
Belly Laugh DayJanuary 24ThursdayHolidays
Groundhog DayFebruary 2SaturdayHolidays
Lincoln’s BirthdayFebruary 12TuesdayHolidays /National
Valentine’s DayFebruary 14ThursdayHolidays
Presidents Day and Washington’s BirthdayFebruary 18MondayHolidays /National
Mardi Gras CarnivalMarch 5TuesdayHolidays
Daylight SavingMarch 10SundayHolidays
St. Patrick’s DayMarch 17SundayHolidays
April Fool’s DayApril 1MondayHolidays
Good FridayApril 19FridayHolidays
EasterApril 21SundayHolidays
Easter MondayApril 22MondayHolidays
Earth DayApril 22MondayHolidays
Cinco de MayoMay 5SundayHolidays
Mother’s DayMay 12SundayHolidays /National
Armed Forces DayMay 18SaturdayHolidays
Memorial DayMay 27MondayHolidays /National
PentecostJune 9SundayHolidays
Pentecost MondayJune 10MondayHolidays
Flag DayJune 14FridayHolidays /National
Father’s DayJune 16SundayHolidays /National
Independence DayJuly 4ThursdayHolidays /National
Parents’ DayJuly 28SundayHolidays
Labor DaySeptember 2MondayHolidays /National
Grandparents’ DaySeptember 8SundayHolidays
Patriot Day or September 11thSeptember 11WednesdayHolidays
Stepfamily DaySeptember 16MondayHolidays
Citizenship DaySeptember 17TuesdayHolidays
Native American DaySeptember 27FridayHolidays
Columb DayOctober 14MondayHolidays /National
Boss’s DayOctober 16WednesdayHolidays
Sweetest DayOctober 19SaturdayHolidays
HalloweenOctober 31ThursdayHolidays
Daylight SavingNovember 3SundayHolidays
Veterans’ DayNovember 11MondayHolidays /National
ThanksgivingNovember 28ThursdayHolidays /National
Black FridayNovember 29FridayHolidays
Cyber MondayDecember 2MondayHolidays
Pearl Harbor Remembrance DayDecember 7SaturdayHolidays
Christmas DayDecember 25WednesdayHolidays /National
New Year’s EveDecember 31TuesdayHolidays