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What year does Easter fall on April 16th?

What year does Easter fall on April 16th?

List of dates for Easter

Year Western Eastern
2016 March 27 May 1
2017 April 16
2018 April 1 April 8
2019 April 21 April 28

What was the date Easter fell on in 2016?

Easter for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, March 27th.

What is the earliest and latest Easter can be?

March 22
The earliest possible date for Easter is March 22 and the latest possible date is April 25. Easter can never come as early as March 21, however. That’s because, by ecclesiastical rules, the vernal equinox is fixed on March 21.

What date did Easter fall in 2017?

Easter for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, April 16th.

What day did Easter fall on the last 5 years?

When Was Easter in Previous Years?

Year Date
2014 Sunday, April 20, 2014
2015 Sunday, April 5, 2015
2016 Sunday, March 27, 2016
2017 Sunday, April 16, 2017

How often does Easter fall on April 16?

Distribution of Easter Sundays in the Gregorian Calendar

Date Frequency
15 April 192850 3.383
16 April 186200 3.267
17 April 192850 3.383
18 April 197400 3.463

How does the Catholic Church determine Easter?

The ecclesiastical rules are: Easter falls on the first Sunday following the first ecclesiastical full moon that occurs on or after the day of the vernal equinox; this particular ecclesiastical full moon is the 14th day of a tabular lunation (new moon); and the vernal equinox is fixed as March 21.

Why is Easter so early in 2021?

Easter 2021 And why is it on April 4, 2021, this year, which is earlier than last year and the year before? Easter’s exact date varies so much because it actually depends on the moon. The holiday is set to coincide with the first Sunday after the Paschal Full Moon, the first full moon after the vernal equinox.

When was Jesus actually born?

The date of birth of Jesus is not stated in the gospels or in any historical reference, but most biblical scholars assume a year of birth between 6 and 4 BC.