James Ronald Webster Day (Anguilla)

James Ronald Webster Day is a public holiday celebrated in Anguilla, and it is observed on March 2 each year. The holiday is in honor of James Ronald Webster, a politician in Anguilla.

He was born on March 2, 1926 in Anguilla, and became the Chairman when Anguilla declared the separation from Saint Kitts and Nevis following a referendum in 1967. However, Saint Kitts and Nevis refused at the beginning.

In 1976, he became the first Chief Minister when his party People's Progressive Party won the election, but he was removed one year after. In 1980, Anguilla was allowed to formally secede from Saint Kitts and Nevis and become a separate British Crown colony. James Ronald Webster again became the Chief Minister of Anguilla. He was considered as the father of his territory and he died on December 9, 2016 at the age of 90.

  • 1st term: Feb 10, 1976 – Feb 1, 1977
  • 2nd term: May 1, 1980 – Mar 12, 1984

The following is the list of James Ronald Webster Day in Anguilla from 2022 to 2026.

HolidayDateWeekday
James Ronald Webster DayMar 02, 2022Wednesday
James Ronald Webster DayMar 02, 2023Thursday
James Ronald Webster DayMar 02, 2024Saturday
James Ronald Webster DayMar 02, 2025Sunday
James Ronald Webster DayMar 02, 2026Monday

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