Trafalgar Day

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Oct 21, 2019 Trafalgar Day 2019 United Kingdom
Oct 21, 2020 Trafalgar Day 2020 United Kingdom

Information about Trafalgar Day

Painting of the Battle of Trafalgar

Significance: Trafalgar Day is the celebration of the victory won by the Royal Navy at the Battle of Trafalgar. The formation of the Navy League in 1894 gave added impetus to the movement to recognise Nelson's legacy, and grand celebrations were held in Trafalgar Square on Trafalgar Day, 1896.

Type:
Commemoration days
Location:
United Kingdom
Initiator:
British Government
Start year:
19th Century
Date origin:
On 21 October 1805 the Royal Navy, commanded by Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, won over the combined French and Spanish fleets at the Battle of Trafalgar.

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