Statehood Day (Lithuania)

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Statehood Day
Observed by Lithuania
Significance commemorate the coronation in 1253 of Mindaugas as the first and only King of Lithuania
Date 6 July
Next time 6 July 2015 (2015-07-06)
Frequency annual

Statehood Day is an annual public holiday in Lithuania celebrated on July 6 to commemorate the coronation in 1253 of Mindaugas as the first and only King of Lithuania.[1] The exact day of this event is disputable and was chosen according to the hypothesis of Edvardas Gudavičius, formulated in 1989. The day has officially been celebrated since 1991.

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