Important Dates in Sikh History
Observance Nanakshahi Calendar Common Era Calendar
Birth of Guru Gobind Singh, the Tenth Sikh Guru 23 Poh 5 Jan
Birth of Guru Har Rai, the seventh Sikh Guru 19 Magh 31 Jan
Guru Har Rai becomes the seventh Guru of the Sikhs
Nanakshahi New Year commences
Hola Mohalla festival
1 Chet
1 Chet
1 Chet
14 Mar
14 Mar
14 Mar
Guru Hargobind, the sixth Sikh Guru, passes away 6 Chet 19 Mar
Birth of Guru Nanak, the first Sikh Guru and the founder of Sikhism [details]
Vaisakhi, the ordination of the Khalsa
1 Vaisakh
1 Vaisakh
14 Apr
14 Apr
Guru Angad, the second Sikh Guru, passes away 3 Vaisakh 16 Apr
Guru Amar Das becomes the third Guru of the Sikhs 3 Vaisakh 16 Apr
Guru Harkrishan, the eighth Guru of the Sikhs, passes away 3 Vaisakh 16 Apr
Guru Tegh Bahadur becomes the Ninth Guru of the Sikhs 3 Vaisakh 16 Apr
Birth of Guru Angad, the second Sikh Guru 5 Vaisakh 18 Apr
Birth of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh Guru of the Sikhs 5 Vaisakh 18 Apr
Birth of Guru Arjan, the fifth Sikh Guru 19 Vaisakh  2 May
Birth of Guru Amar Das, the third Sikh Guru 9 Jeth 23 May
Guru Hargobind becomes the sixth Guru of the Sikhs 28 Jeth 11 Jun
Guru Arjan, the fifth Guru of the Sikhs, in martyred by Chandu Shah in Lahore 2 Harh 16 Jun
Birth of Guru Hargobind, the sixth Sikh Guru 21 Harh  5 Jul
Guru Hargobind Sahib 6 Sawan 21 Jul
Guru Harkrishan Sahib 8 Sawan 23 Jul
Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh scripture, is installed at the Golden Temple for the first time 17 Bhadon  1 Sep
Guru Amar Das, the third Guru of the Sikhs, passes away 2 Asu 16 Sep
Guru Ramdas becomes the fourth Guru of the Sikhs 2 Asu 16 Sep
Guru Ramdas, the fourth Guru of the Sikhs, passes away 2 Asu 16 Sep
Guru Arjan becomes the fifth Guru of the Sikhs 2 Asu 16 Sep
Guru Angad becomes the second Guru of the Sikhs 4 Asu 18 Sep
Guru Nanak, the first Guru of the Sikhs, passes away 8 Asu 22 Sep
Birth of Guru Ramdas, the fourth Guru of the Sikhs 25 Asu  9 Oct
Guru Har Rai, the seventh Guru of the Sikhs, passes away 6 Katik 20 Oct
Guru Harkrishan becomes the eighth Guru of the Sikhs 6 Katik 20 Oct
Joint-sovereignty of the Sikh Scripture (Guru Granth Sahib) and the collectivity of the Khalsa (Guru Khalsa Panth) declared as the Guru for all times to come by Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth and the last Sikh Guru 6 Katik 20 Oct
Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh Guru, passes away 7 Katik 21 Oct
Guru Gobind Singh becomes the tenth Guru of the Sikhs 11 Maghar 24 Nov
Guru Tegh Bahadur martyred in Delhi by Aurangzeb for defending the oppressed 11 Maghar 24 Nov
Ajit Singh and Jujhar Singh, the two elder sons of Guru Gobind Singh, martyred in the battle of Chamkaur 8 Poh 21 Dec
Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh, the two younger sons of Guru Gobind Singh, executed in Sirhind 13 Poh 26 Dec
 

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