Victory Day (Turkey)

Victory Day is a public holiday in Turkey, and it is observed on August 30 each year. The holiday commemorates the decisive victory in the Battle of Dumlupınar on August 30, 1922. The Battle of Dumlupınar was the last battle in the Greco-Turkish War, which was fought between Greece and the Turkish National Movement from May 1919 to October 1922.

During the battle, the Turkish army re-captured all the territories that the Greek army invaded in May 1919. Victory Day is a holiday that was first celebrated on August 30, 1923, and became an official holiday in 1926.

The following is the list of Victory Day in Turkey from 2022 to 2026.

HolidayDateWeekday
Victory DayAug 30, 2022Tuesday
Victory DayAug 30, 2023Wednesday
Victory DayAug 30, 2024Friday
Victory DayAug 30, 2025Saturday
Victory DayAug 30, 2026Sunday

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