Quebec's National Day History
Quebec’s National Day is a statutory holiday that celebrates French Canadians as well as the birth of St John the Baptist. This day combines religious celebration with Canadian nationalism and culture. Celebrations typically include parades, concerts, and fireworks.
Quebec’s National Day was established in 1834 by editor Ludger Duvernay as a national holiday for French Canadians. It was officially recognized by the Legislative Assembly of Quebec in 1925. It is observed annually on June 24th.
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