Today’s events include:
World Stationary Day – Prime Rib Day – Administrative Professionals Day – Morse Code Day – International Guide Dogs Day – Tell a Story Day – World Graphics Day – Koningsdag – Freedom Day in South Africa – National Veterans Day in Finland – UnFreedom Day
Today’s Focus: Koningsdag
King’s Day is a national holiday in the Netherlands, the date marks the birth of King Willem-Alexander.
Up until 2013, when Queen Beatrix abdicated and was succeeded by her son Willem-Alexander, the holiday was known as Koninginnedag or Queen’s Day.
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Daily Trivia: The shortest St Patrick’s Day parade in the world takes place in the Irish village of Dripsey, Cork. The parade lasts just 100 yards and travels between the village’s two pubs.