Martyrs' Day in Lebanon and Syria 2018

May 6, 2018 in Lebanon and Syria

Martyrs' Day in Lebanon and Syria is celebrated on May 06, 2018. Martyrs' Day is a Syrian and Lebanese national holiday commemorating the Syrian and Lebanese nationalists executed in Damascus and Beirut on May 6, 1916 by Jamal Pasha, also known as 'Al Jazzar' or 'The Butcher', the Ottoman wali of Greater Syria. They were executed in both the Marjeh Square in Damascus and Burj Square in Beirut. Both plazas have since been renamed Martyrs' Square. Traditionally, on this day the presidents of both countries pay their respect by visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. (With material from: Wikipedia)

Where is Martyrs' Day in Lebanon and Syria?
Nationwide
Lebanon and Syria
When is Martyrs' Day in Lebanon and Syria?
Sunday, the 6th of May 2018
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