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2012/10 National Days

2012 Sep 26   category: Latest News   author:  

October 1st marks several Independence Days including that of Nigeria which commemorates independence from the United Kingdom gained in 1960. Since that time the country has grown to be the most populous country in Africa, with nearly 170 million inhabitants, and benefits from considerable oil wealth, but continues to struggle with ethnic and religious divisions. Share in the festivities with Nigerians on October 1st while wearing one of our customizable Nigeria Flag and Map T-Shirts.

Other notable national days in October are listed below.
Oct 1: Independence Day in Nigeria and Tuvalu, National Day in China and Independence Day in Cyprus
Oct 3: Unity Day in Germany and Independence Day in Iraq
Oct 4: Independence Day in Lesotho
Oct 9: Independence Day in Uganda
Oct 10: Fiji Day in Fiji and Double Ten Day in Taiwan
Oct 12: Independence Day in Equatorial Guinea and National Day in Spain
Oct 23: Republic Day in Hungary
Oct 24: Independence Day in Zambia
Oct 25: Republic Day in Kazakhstan
Oct 26: National Day in Austria
Oct 27: Independence Day in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Turkmenistan
Oct 28: Independence Day in Czechia
Oct 29: Republic Day in Turkey

2012/09 National Days

2012 Aug 26   category: Latest News   author:  

September 7th is Independence Day in Brazil, commemorating their declaration of independence from Portugal in 1822. Since then Brazil has grown to become almost 20 times more populous and almost 10 times more wealthy than their former colonial rulers. Brazil has a lot to celebrate and you can be sure that they will do it well, so join the party sporting your own personalized version of one of our Brazil Flag and Map T-Shirts.

Other notable national days in September are listed below.
Sep 1: Independence Day in Uzbekistan, National Day in Libya and Constitution Day in Slovakia
Sep 2: National Day in Vietnam
Sep 6: Independence Day in Swaziland
Sep 7: Independence Day in Brazil
Sep 8: Independence Day in Macedonia, National Day in North Korea and Our Lady of Meritxell Day in Andorra
Sep 9: Independence Day in Tajikistan
Sep 12: National Day in Cape Verde
Sep 15: Independence Day in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua
Sep 16: Grito de Dolores in Mexico and Independence Day in Papua New Guinea
Sep 18: National Day in Chile
Sep 19: Independence Day in Saint Kitts and Nevis
Sep 21: Independence Day in Malta and Belize
Sep 22: National Day in Mali
Sep 23: National Day in Saudi Arabia
Sep 24: Independence Day in Guinea-Bissau
Sep 30: Independence Day in Botswana

2012/08 National Days

2012 Jul 26   category: Latest News   author:  

August is a popular month for independence days – summer must be a good time for uprisings. Chad celebrates its independence on August 11th, commemorating independence from France, which was gained in 1960. However, instability has characterized much of the period since independence and despite the promise of oil wealth Chadians as yet have little to celebrate. Show support for Chad on August 11th by wearing your own customized version of one of our Chad Flag and Map T-Shirts.

Other notable national days in August are listed below.
Aug 1: Independence Day in Benin and National Day in Switzerland
Aug 5: Independence Day in Burkina Faso
Aug 6: Independence Day in Bolivia
Aug 7: Independence Day in Cote d’Ivoire
Aug 9: National Day in Singapore
Aug 10: Independence Day in Ecuador
Aug 11: Independence Day in Chad
Aug 14: Independence Day in Pakistan
Aug 15: Independence Day in Congo-Brazzaville, National Day in Liechtenstein and South Korea and Independence Day in India
Aug 16: Restoration Day in the Dominican Republic
Aug 17: Independence Day in Gabon and Indonesia
Aug 19: National Day in Afghanistan
Aug 20: St. Stephen’s Day in Hungary
Aug 24: Independence Day in Ukraine
Aug 25: Independence Day in Uruguay
Aug 27: Independence Day in Moldova
Aug 29: National Uprising Day in Slovakia
Aug 30: Constitution Day in the Turks and Caicos Islands
Aug 31: Hari Merdeka in Malaysia and Independence Day in Kyrgyzstan and Trinidad and Tobago

2012/07 National Days

2012 Jun 26   category: Latest News   author:  

Celebrate July 4th in style by sporting one of our US Flag and Map T-Shirts. The United States has been proudly celebrating their 1776 Declaration of Independence for over 200 years now.

Many other nations have national days in July as listed below.
Jul 1: Canada Day in Canada, National Day in the British Virgin Islands and Independence Day in Burundi and Rwanda
Jul 3: Independence Day in Belarus
Jul 4: Independence Day in the United States
Jul 5: Independence Day in Venezuela
Jul 6: Independence Day in the Comoros and Malawi
Jul 7: Independence Day in the Solomon Islands
Jul 9: Constitution Day in Palau and Independence Day in Argentina
Jul 10: Independence Day in the Bahamas
Jul 11: Naadam Holiday in Mongolia
Jul 12: Independence Day in Kiribati and Sao Tome and Principe
Jul 13: National Day in Montenegro
Jul 14: Bastille Day in France
Jul 20: Independence Day in Colombia
Jul 21: Liberation Day in Guam and National Day in Belgium
Jul 23: Revolution Day in Egypt
Jul 25: Constitution Day in Puerto Rico
Jul 26: Independence Day in Liberia
Jul 28: Independence Day in Peru
Jul 30: Independence Day in Vanuatu

2012/06 National Days

2012 May 26   category: Latest News   author:  

Independence Day in the Philippines falls on June 12th and commemorates their declaration of independence from Spanish colonial rule in 1898. Filipino communities around the world celebrate this event and you can join them appropriately attired with one of our Philippines Flag and Map T-Shirts.

Other notable national days in June are listed below.
Jun 2: Republic Day in Italy
Jun 4: National Day in Tonga
Jun 6: National Day in Sweden
Jun 10: Portugal Day in Portugal
Jun 12: Independence Day in the Philippines and Russia Day in the Russian Federation
Jun 14: Liberation Day in the Falkland Islands
Jun 17: National Day in Iceland
Jun 18: National Day in the Seychelles
Jun 25: Statehood Day in Croatia, Independence Day in Mozambique and Statehood Day in Slovenia
Jun 26: Independence Day in Madagascar
Jun 27: Independence Day in Djibouti
Jun 30: Independence Day in Congo-Kinshasa

2012/05 National Days

2012 Apr 26   category: Latest News   author:  

May 14th is Independence Day in Paraguay, commemorating an uprising that overthrew the Spanish Authority in 1811. Paraguayans are famed for holding the world record for an open air barbecue so it is likely that they celebrate their independence in style. You too can join the festivities in style by wearing one of our Paraguay Flag and Map T-Shirts.

Other notable national days in May are listed below.
May 1: Constitution Day in the Marshall Islands
May 3: Constitution Day in Poland
May 5: Liberation Day in the Netherlands
May 14: Independence Day in Paraguay
May 17: Constitution Day in Norway
May 20: National Day in Cameroon and Independence Day in East Timor
May 22: Unity Day in Yemen
May 24: National Day in Eritrea
May 25: Independence Day in Jordan and National Day in Argentina
May 26: First Republic Day in Georgia
May 28: National Day in Ethiopia, Republic Day in Armenia and Republic Day in Azerbaijan
May 29: Democracy Day in Nigeria

2012/04 National Days

2012 Mar 26   category: Latest News   author:  

On April 4th the Senegalese will be celebrating their country’s independence. At independence in 1960 Senegal had merged with what is now Mali but this lasted only until August of that year. In 1982 Senegal formed a federation with The Gambia but this was dissolved in 1989. Since then separatist conflict in the south of the country has been a source of instability but you can no doubt share a celebratory day with many Senegalese on the 4th and look the part with a customized Senegal Flag and Map T-Shirt.

Other notable national days in April are listed below.
Apr 1: Islamic Republic Day in Iran
Apr 3: National Day in Guinea-Conakry
Apr 4: Independence Day in Senegal
Apr 17: Flag Day in American Samoa and Evacuation Day in Syria
Apr 18: Independence Day in Zimbabwe
Apr 23: St. George’s Day in England
Apr 25: National Day in Italy
Apr 26: Union Day in Tanzania
Apr 27: National Day in South Africa, Independence Day in Togo and Republic Day in Sierra Leone
Apr 30: Queensday in the Netherlands

2012/03 National Days

2012 Feb 25   category: Latest News   author:  

St Patrick’s Day is perhaps the most famous national day in March but there are several others. For example Greece celebrates its Independence Day on March 25th. This commemorates the Greek War of Independence waged between 1821 and 1832 against the Ottoman Empire, in which independence lost at the fall of Constantinople in 1453 was regained. Despite the current austerity measures Greeks will no doubt proudly celebrate this event later in the month of March. You can share their pride while wearing a customized Greek Flag and Map T-Shirt.

Other notable national days in March are listed below.
Mar 1: Independence Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina and St. David’s Day in Wales
Mar 2: Independence Day in Morocco
Mar 3: Liberation Day in Bulgaria
Mar 6: Independence Day in Ghana
Mar 10: National Day in Tibet
Mar 12: Independence Day in Mauritius
Mar 15: National Day in Hungary
Mar 17: St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland
Mar 20: Independence Day in Tunisia
Mar 21: Independence Day in Namibia
Mar 23: Republic Day in Pakistan
Mar 25: Independence Day in Greece
Mar 26: Independence Day in Bangladesh
Mar 31: Freedom Day in Malta and Transfer Day in the US Virgin Islands

2012/02 National Days

2012 Feb 14   category: Latest News   author:  

If you are Estonian you might be observing Valentine’s Day today but you’ll also be looking forward to celebrate Independence Day in 10 days time. This commemorates the country’s declaration of independence, which occurred during World War I as German troops drove out Russian troops. Actual independence was only consolidated in 1920, lasted until World War II and was subsequently regained in 1991. You may like to prepare to celebrate Estonian independence with a customized Estonia Flag and Map T-shirt.

Other notable national days in February 2012 are listed below.
Feb 4: Independence Day in Sri Lanka
Feb 6: National Day in Nuie and Waitangi Day in New Zealand
Feb 7: Independence Day in Grenada
Feb 11: National Foundation Day in Japan
Feb 15: National Day in Serbia
Feb 16: State Reestablishment Day in Lithuania
Feb 17: National Day in Kosovo
Feb 18: Independence Day in the Gambia and Martyr’s Day in Nepal
Feb 23: National Day in Brunei and Republic Day in Guyana
Feb 24: Independence Day in Estonia
Feb 25: National Day in Kuwait
Feb 27: Independence Day in the Dominican Republic

2012/01 National Days

2012 Feb 14   category: Latest News   author:  

We’ve been a bit quiet at the start of 2012 and failed to publish our regular reminder of national days in January. This included a cluster of national days on the first of the year as well as Australia Day celebrated by our friends down under. Both India and Pakistan had national days toward the end of the month. Over 1 billion people in India celebrate Republic Day on Jan 26th, commemorating the date in 1950 on which the Constitution of India came into effect. We hope you were able to get ready for that with your very own customized India Flag and Map T-Shirt.

For reference here is a list of notable national days in January 2012:
Jan 1: Independence Day in Samoa and Sudan, Liberation Day in Cuba and National Day in Haiti
Jan 8: Commonwealth Day in the Northern Marianas
Jan 26: Australia Day in Australia and Republic Day in India
Jan 28: Pakistan Day in Pakistan
Jan 31: National Day in Nauru

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