Tristan da Cunha Marks 500th Anniversary With Public Holiday
Source:Tristan Times Posted: Thursday, February 9, 2006
The exact date of the discovery of Saint Helena's dependency of Tristan da Cunha, is not known, thus the date of February 9, 1506, was taken as an appropriate reference date for today's commemorative public holiday which is part of Tristan da Cunha's currently running quincentennial celebrations.
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