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Bermuda Day Public Holiday Renamed

Source: The Royal Gazette (Hamilton)
Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2007


Yesterday, the government of Bermuda announced the renaming of the May 24 public holiday from "Bermuda Day" to "Heroes' Day", with Dame Lois Browne-Evans to be celebrated as Bermuda's first 'national hero' on May 24, 2008.

Dame Lois Browne-Evans died in May 2007, and her funeral was a one-off public holiday (2007-05-31).


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