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Falkland Islands Public Holiday April 17

Source: Falkland Islands Government (Stanley)
Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Most recent follow-up news item: January 1, 2014

The Falkland Islands Government has announced that Wednesday, April 17, 2013, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday throughout the Falkland Islands to coincide with that day's memorial service for the late Baroness Thatcher.

Six years ago (2007-09-23), the date of the funeral of Major General Sir Jeremy Moore, who commanded British land forces during the 1982 Falkland Islands War, was declared a day of mourning in the Falkland Islands.

A few months earlier (2007-05-25), a one-off public holiday/non-working day had been declared to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Liberation of the Falklands.

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