St. Wenceslas Day / Czech Statehood Day History
Czech Statehood Day, also known as St. Wenceslas Day commemorates the assassination of Duke Vaclav Wenceslas of Bohemia. Wenceslas is best known for having spread Christianity throughout the nation and played a monumental role in establishing Prague as a centre of trade and commerce in Central Europe. On 28 September in the 10th century, Wenceslas was killed by his brother Boleslav. Following his death, he was canonised as a saint. Saint Wenceslas is the patron saint of Bohemia and Czech lands.
Czech Statehood Day is celebrated annually on 28 September as a public holiday throughout the country.
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