Constitution Day is a public holiday in Anguilla. The holiday normally celebrates on the day after August Thursday and it is the last day of the Anguilla Summer celebrations.
The territory consists of the main island of Anguilla, and a number of surrounding small islands and cays. It is believed that Columbus sighted the island during his second voyage in 1493.
In 1650, English settlers from Saint Kitts started to settle on the islands and Anguilla became a British colony. It was administrated together with other islands during the early colonial period. In 1962, Anguilla gained full internal autonomy together with Saint Kitts and Nevis.
In 1967, Anguilla declared the separation from Saint Kitts and Nevis following a referendum. However, only in 1980, Anguilla was allowed to formally secede from Saint Kitts and Nevis and become a separate British Crown colony.
Anguilla is a self-governing British overseas territory in the Caribbean. Although the Constitution Day is celebrated in August, the first constitution was adopted on April 1, 1982.
The following is the list of Constitution Day in Anguilla from 2022 to 2026.
|Constitution Day||Aug 05, 2022||Friday|
|Constitution Day||Aug 11, 2023||Friday|
|Constitution Day||Aug 09, 2024||Friday|
|Constitution Day||Aug 08, 2025||Friday|
|Constitution Day||Aug 07, 2026||Friday|
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