Liechtenstein National holiday

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National holiday: National Day, 15 August (1940); note - a National Day was originally established in 1940 to combine celebrations for the Feast of the Assumption (15 August) with those honoring the birthday of former Prince Franz Josef II (1906-1989) whose birth fell on 16 August; after the prince's death, National Day became the official national holiday by law in 1990

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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