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Comoros:Anniversary of the Death of President Ahmed Abdallah
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Events

1476 - Vlad III Dracula defeats Basarab Laiota with the help of Stephen the Great and Stephen V Bathory and becomes the ruler of Wallachia for the third time.
1778 - In the Hawaiian Islands, Captain James Cook becomes the first European to visit Maui.
1784 - The Catholic Apostolic Prefecture of the United States established.
1789 - A national Thanksgiving Day is observed in the United States as recommended by President George Washington and approved by Congress.
1805 - Official opening of Thomas Telford's Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
1825 - At Union College in Schenectady, New York a group of college students form Kappa Alpha Society, the first college social fraternity.
1842 - The University of Notre Dame is founded.
1863 - American Civil War: Mine Run – Union forces under General George Meade position against troops led by Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
1865 - Battle of Papudo: The Spanish navy engages a combined Peruvian-Chilean fleet north of Valparaiso, Chile.
1909 - Sigma Alpha Mu is founded in the City College of New York by 8 Jewish young men.
1913 - Phi Sigma Sigma is founded at Hunter College in New York City.
1917 - The National Hockey League is formed, with the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators, Quebec Bulldogs, and Toronto Arenas as its first teams.
1918 - The Podgorica Assembly votes for "union of the people", declaring assimilation into the Kingdom of Serbia.
1922 - Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first people to enter the tomb of Egyptian King Tutankhamun in over 3000 years.
1922 - Toll of the Sea debuts as the first general release film to use two-tone Technicolor (The Gulf Between was the first film to do so but it was not widely distributed).
1926 - Charles Vincent Massey assumes his post as the first Canadian Ambassador to the United States.
1939 - Shelling of Mainila: The Soviet Army orchestrates the incident which is used to justify the start of the Winter War with Finland four days later.
1941 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs a bill establishing the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day in the United States.
1942 - World War II: Yugoslav Partisans convene the first meeting of the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia at Bihać in northwestern Bosnia.
1944 - World War II: A German V-2 rocket hits a Woolworth's store on New Cross High Street, United Kingdom, killing 168 shoppers.
1944 - World War II: Germany begins V-1 and V-2 attacks on Antwerp, Belgium.
1949 - The Indian Constituent Assembly adopts India's constitution presented by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.
1950 - Korean War: Troops from the People's Republic of China launch a massive counterattack in North Korea against South Korean and American forces (Battle of Chosin Reservoir), ending any hopes of a quick end to the conflict.
1965 - In the Hammaguir launch facility in the Sahara Desert, France launches a Diamant-A rocket with its first satellite, Asterix-1 on board, becoming the third country to enter outer space.
1968 - Vietnam War: United States Air Force helicopter pilot James P. Fleming rescues an Army Special Forces unit pinned down by Viet Cong fire and is later awarded the Medal of Honor.
1970 - In Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, 1.5 inches (38.1;mm) of rain fall in a minute, the heaviest rainfall ever recorded.
1977 - 'Vrillon', claiming to be the representative of the 'Ashtar Galactic Command', takes over Britain's Southern Television for six minutes at 5:12 PM.
1983 - Brinks Mat robbery: In London, 6,800 gold bars worth nearly £26 million are stolen from the Brinks Mat vault at Heathrow Airport.
1986 - Iran-Contra scandal: U.S. President Ronald Reagan announces the members of what will become known as the Tower Commission.
1990 - The Delta II rocket makes its maiden flight.
1998 - Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Republic of Ireland's parliament.
2003 - Concorde makes its final flight, over Bristol, England.
2004 - Ruzhou School massacre: a man stabs and kills eight people and seriously wounds another four in a school dormitory in Ruzhou, China.
2008 - Terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India: Ten coordinated attacks by Pakistan-based terrorists kill 164 and injure more than 250 people in Mumbai, India.
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22 FebruaryIndependence Day (Independence Day)
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1 MayLabour Day (Labour Day)
9 JuneWhit Monday (Whit Monday)
19 JuneCorpus Cristi (Corpus Cristi)
1 AugustEmancipation Day (Emancipation Day)
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26 DecemberBoxing Day (Boxing Day)

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Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia
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Saint Lucia - Location
Capital: Castries
Official languages: English
Government: Constitutional monarchy
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
Population: 164 213
Area: 616 km²
Religion: Catholicism (90%), Protestantism (7%), Anglicanism (3%)
Time Zone: UTC -4
Auto Code: WL
Internet TLD: .lc
Calling code: +1758
Corporate Income Tax: <33,3%
Personal Income Tax: <30%
Value Added Tax: 5-40%