Trinidad And Tobago Independence

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2020 DateAugust 31, 2020
2021 DateAugust 31, 2021
Trinidad And Tobago Independence

Trinidad And Tobago Independence History

Trinidad and Tobago gained its independence from Great Britain on August 31st, 1962. The Union Jack (British flag) was lowered and the Trinidad and Tobago flag was raised for the first time. Bells tolled and sirens rang out to herald the birth of the newly independent nation. This first Independence Day was marked by more than a week of festivities and events across the country from August 28 to September 05 of 1962. Several international dignitaries were present for this auspicious occasion including the Queen’s representative Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal who read the message sent by Queen Elizabeth II, relinquishing her rule.

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www.nalis.gov.tt: Independence Day

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