Emancipation Day or Día de la Abolición de la Esclavitud
Emancipation Day or Día de la Abolición de la Esclavitud is held on March 22. Puerto Rico. This event in the third decade of the month March is annual. Help us
The emancipation of slaves is usually commemorated as a holiday in many countries, and Puerto Rico is no exception. With the Spanish National Assembly declaring on March 22nd, 1873, that slavery was to be abolished on the island, many rejoiced at the concept of this newfound freedom.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Serfs Emancipation Day in Tibet on March 28 (Day of the liberation of Tibetans from serfdom in China, Tibet);
The day of the abolition of slavery in France on May 10 (Abolition de l'esclavage mark according to the law of May 21, 2001);
Pretos Veljos Festival in Brazil on May 13 (or Preto Velho, anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the country);