European Union National holiday

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National holiday: Europe Day (also known as Schuman Day), 9 May (1950); note - the day in 1950 that Robert SCHUMAN proposed the creation of what became the European Coal and Steel Community, the progenitor of today's European Union, with the aim of achieving a united Europe

Definition: This entry gives the primary national day of celebration - usually independence day.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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