Independence Day (Azerbaijan)
A stamp celebrating the 5th anniversary of independence
|Significance||The day the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Supreme Soviet of the Azerbaijan SSR in 1991.|
|Celebrations||Fireworks, Concerts, Parades|
|Next time||18 October 2018|
Violent crackdowns took place on January 19–20, 1990, which is known as Black January. On October 18, 1991, the Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan adopted a Constitutional Act on the Declaration of Independence of Azerbaijan. The declaration confirmed by a referendum in December 1991.
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