Independence Day (Trinidad and Tobago)

Independence Day is a public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, observed on August 31 each year.

Independence Day commemorates when Trinidad and Tobago gained independence on August 31, 1962. Trinidad and Tobago became a British crown colony in 1797. The slavery abolishment took place in 1833 when Trinidad and Tobago was under British rule.

On August 31, Trinidad and Tobago proclaimed independence from the United Kingdom, with Elizabeth II remaining head of state as Queen of Trinidad and Tobago. In 1976, Trinidad and Tobago became a republic within the Commonwealth.

The following is the list of Independence Day in Trinidad and Tobago from 2022 to 2026.

Independence DayAug 31, 2022Wednesday
Independence DayAug 31, 2023Thursday
Independence DayAug 31, 2024Saturday
Independence DayAug 31, 2025Sunday
Independence DayAug 31, 2026Monday

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