April, 2015

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Celebrating Victoria Day

Victoria Day is a federal holiday in Canada which marks Queen Victoria’s birthday. It is celebrated on the last Monday in May before the 25th. This holiday has been observed since 1845. In the 19th century people celebrated this day with gun salutes at midnight and fireworks among other things. After the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, Victoria Day became an official holiday to honour the Queen.
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