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First of Muḥarram (New Year's Day, 1439 AH)

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Thursday, September 21, 2017 (all day)
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The First of Muḥarram (first month of the Islamic year 1439 AH) celebrates the Ḥijra (migration) of Mu?ammad and his followers in 622 CE, from Mecca to Medina, where they established the first Islamic community. (Observance begins at sunset of the previous day, but special worship and prayers begin September 21.) Religious accommodation for special worship may be required for this observance/holy day. See: http://multifaithcalendar.org/pages/Religious-Accommodation---Observances-by-Faith.php

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