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São-Tomé-and-Príncipe: Independence Day
Mongolia: Independence Day
Tonga: Prince's Birthday
Kiribati: Independence Day


1191 - Saladin's garrison surrenders to Conrad of Montferrat, ending the two-year siege of Acre.
1543 - King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr at Hampton Court Palace.
1580 - Ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published.
1690 - Battle of the Boyne (Gregorian calendar) – The armies of William III defeat those of the former James II.
1691 - Battle of Aughrim (Julian calendar) – The decisive victory of William's forces in Ireland.
1790 - The Civil Constitution of the Clergy is passed in France by the National Assembly.
1804 - Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies after being shot in a duel.
1806 - Sixteen German imperial states leave the Holy Roman Empire and form the Confederation of the Rhine.
1812 - War of 1812: The United States invades Canada at Windsor, Ontario.
1862 - The Medal of Honor is authorized by the United States Congress.
1917 - The Bisbee Deportation occurs as vigilantes kidnap and deport nearly 1,300 striking miners and others from Bisbee, Arizona.
1918 - The Japanese Imperial Navy battle ship Kawachi blows up at Shunan, western Honshu, Japan, killing at least 621.
1920 - The Soviet–Lithuanian Peace Treaty is signed. Soviet Russia recognized independent Lithuania.
1932 - Hedley Verity establishes a first-class record by taking all ten wickets for only ten runs against Nottinghamshire on a pitch affected by a storm.
1943 - World War II: Battle of Prokhorovka – German and Soviet forces engage in largest tank engagement of all time.
1960 - Orlyonok, the main Young Pioneer camp of the Russian SFSR, is founded.
1961 - Pune floods due to failure of Khadakvasala and Panshet dams. Half of Pune was submerged. More than 100,000 families dislocated and death tally exceeded 2000.
1962 - The Rolling Stones perform their first ever concert, at the Marquee Club in London.
1967 - The Newark riots began in Newark, New Jersey.
1973 - A fire destroys the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States.
1975 - São Tomé and Príncipe declare independence from Portugal.
1979 - The island nation of Kiribati becomes independent from Great Britain.
1979 - Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park Chicago, IL
2006 - Hezbollah initiates Operation True Promise.



1 JanuaryNew Year's Day (Año Nuevo)
5 FebruaryConstitution Day (Día de la Constitución)
21 MarchBenito Juárez's birthday (Natalicio de Benito Juárez)
9 AprilMaundy Thursday (Jueves Santo)
10 AprilGood Friday (Viernes Santo)
1 MayLabour Day (Día del Trabajo)
10 MayMother's Day (Día de las Madres)
16 SeptemberIndependence Day (Día de Independencia)
2 NovemberDay of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)
20 NovemberRevolution day (Día de la Revolución)
25 DecemberChristmas (Navidad)
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United Mexican States
Estados Unidos Mexicanos
United Mexican States - FlagUnited Mexican States - Coat of arms
United Mexican States - Location
Capital: Mexico City
Official languages: No official language statewide, Spanish is the de facto official language
Government: Federal Parliamentary republic
Currency: Mexican Peso (MXN)
Population: 106 682 518
Area: 1 972 550 km²
Religion: Catholicism (89%), Protestantism (6%), other (5%)
Time Zone:
UTC -6 -> -8 winter
UTC -7 -> -5 summer
Auto Code: MEX
Internet TLD: .mx
Calling code: +52
Corporate Income Tax: 28,00%
Personal Income Tax: 3-29%
Value Added Tax: 16,00%
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