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Newfoundland Declares Cabot 500 Public Holiday

Source: CBC News (Ottawa)
Posted: Monday, January 6, 1997
Most recent follow-up news item: June 21, 2020

The Government of Canada's province of Newfoundland has announced that the annual Discovery Day holiday, would be a statutory public holiday in Newfoundland in 1997, to mark the 500th anniversary of John Cabot's landing in Newfoundland.

Discovery Day was a statutory holiday in Canada's province of Newfoundland from 1962 until 1992.

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