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Public holidays in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

This is a list of public holidays in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.[1]

Date Holiday Remarks
January 1 New Year's Day
January 17 Possession Day In remembrance of Captain James Cook took possession of the islands for Britain in 1775.
movable holiday Good Friday
movable holiday Easter Monday
A Saturday in April Queen's Birthday
April 25 Liberation Day Liberated from Argentina in the Falklands War, 1982.
May 20 Shackleton Day
movable holiday Midwinter Day
September 4 Toothfish Day
December 25 Christmas Day
December 26 Boxing Day


  1. ^ "SOUTH GEORGIA AND SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS GAZETTE" (PDF). 21 December 2017. Retrieved 27 January 2018.

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