Statehood Day (Lithuania)

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Statehood Day
Observed byLithuania
SignificanceCommemorate the coronation in 1253 of Mindaugas as the first and only King of Lithuania
Date6 July
Next time6 July 2019 (2019-07-06)
FrequencyAnnual

Statehood Day is an annual public holiday in Lithuania celebrated on July 6 to commemorate the coronation in 1253 of Mindaugas as the only King of Lithuania.[1] The exact day of the 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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