8th Rabi-ul-Awwal. Martyrdom Anniversary of Hazrat Imam Hassan Al-Askari (RA)
Known as the member of Ahl-e-Bayt, he was the descendant of The Holy Prophet (PBUH), Hazrat Ali (RA), and Hazrat Fatima (RA) and was popular for his name Al-Askari, which means military in the Arabic language. It is going to be his son Hazrat Imam Mahdi (RA) who is destined to remove all the injustice from the world upon the will of Almighty Allah (SWT) and today marks his 1176th martyrdom anniversary. According to numerous traditions and sources, he was poisoned at the age of 27-28 and is buried in Samarra, Iraq.