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HOLIDAYS July 21, 2009

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Independence Day

4th of July

U.S.A.

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This is a national holiday in the United States, in commemoration of the Declaration of Independence on 4 July 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain.

Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, political speeches and ceremonies, and various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States.

 

Summer Bank Holiday

August 31st

U.K.

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In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, the summer bank holiday is on the last Monday in August, while in Scotland it is on the first Monday of August.

This day marks the end of the summer holidays for many people who return to work or school in the autumn.

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