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Constitution Day

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Constitution Day is a holiday to honor the constitution of a country. Constitution Day is often celebrated on the anniversary of the signing, promulgation or adoption of the constitution, or in some cases, to commemorate the change to constitutional monarchy.

Aerial display of Canadian Snowbirds during the Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa in 2008
Constitution of May 3, 1791 – oil on canvas, painted by Jan Matejko in 1891 (the centenary of the constitution)
Ukrainian stamp depicting the adoption of Ukraine's new constitution on June 28, 1996

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