Statehood Day (Lithuania)

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.

Statehood Day
Observed byLithuania
SignificanceCommemorate the coronation in 1253 of Mindaugas as the first and only King of Lithuania
Date6 July
Next time6 July 2020 (2020-07-06)

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