Indiana Day

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Indiana Day
Observed by Indiana
Significance Little or none
Celebrations 88
Date December 11
Next time 11 December 2014 (2014-12-11)
Frequency annual

Indiana Day is an annual observation in the U.S. state of Indiana first instituted in 1925. The Indiana Code directs the governor to issue an annual proclamation to observe December 11 as the day statehood was granted to Indiana by the United States Congress and the state's admission to the Union. The law also requires state schools to hold appropriate events to commemorate the event and authorizes public celebrations to be held. Historically the day is commemorated in Indianapolis with speeches and events in the Indiana Statehouse. The day is not a paid holiday, and government employees work on the day.

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