Holidays Around the World

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National Day Celebrated in Romania

National Day is a public holiday in Romania.

National Day: December 1

National Day is a public holiday in Romania.

This holiday commemorates the Romanian Revolution, the reunification of Transylvania with the province of Bessarabia, and the reunification of the province of Bukovina with the rest of the Romanian Kingdom in 1918.

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Portugal Marks the Restoration of Independence

Restoration of Independence is a public holiday in Portugal.

Restoration of Independence Date: December 1

Restoration of Independence is a public holiday in Portugal.

The Restoration of Independence is the name given to the revolt started in December 1, 1640 against the the Spanish Filipine dynasty in Portugal. This revolt gave way to the beginning of the Portuguese Dynasty of the House of Bragança and the restoration of the Independence of Portugal from the Spanish kings. This event is celebrated every year in Portugal on December 1.
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Chad Celebrates Freedom and Democracy Day

Freedom and Democracy Day is a public holiday in Chad.

Freedom and Democracy Day Date: December 1

Freedom and Democracy Day is a public holiday in Chad.

Freedom and Democracy Day is a national holiday in Chad that falls on December 1. The holiday memorializes the successful ousting of Hissène Habré by Idriss Déby in 1990.

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Philippines marks Bonifacio Day

Bonifacio Day is a National Holiday in Philippines

Philippines Bonifacio Day: November 30

Bonifacio Day is a Public Holiday in Philippines

Andrés Bonifacio y de Castro (November 30, 1863 – May 10, 1897) was a Filipino nationalist and revolutionary. Bonifacio’s birthday on November 30 is celebrated as Bonifacio Day and is a public holiday in the Philippines. He was a founder and leader of the Katipunan movement which sought the independence of the Philippines from Spanish colonial rule and started the Philippine Revolution. He is considered as a national hero of the Philippines. Bonifacio is also considered by some Filipino historians to be the first president of the Philippines, but he is not officially recognized as such.

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Independence Day Celebrated in Yemen

Independence Day is a public holiday in Yemen.

Independence Day: November 30

Independence Day is a public holiday in Yemen.

Yemen marks the South Yemen declaration of independence from the United Kingdom on November 30 every year. While North Yemen had been independent since November 1, 1918, it wasn’t until November 30, 1967 that South Yemen achieved full independence.

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