Victory Day (France)

Victory Day, also known as Victory in Europe Day, is a public holiday in France, and it is observed on May 8 each year.

Victory Day celebrates the formal acceptance of Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces by the Allies of World War II on May 8, 1945, which marks the end of World War II in Europe.

The document was signed on the night of May 8, 1945, at Berlin Time and the morning of May 9 at Moscow Time. For this reason, many other European countries celebrate on May 8, while some countries in the Russian community celebrate Victory Day on May 9.

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

Victory DayMay 08, 2022Sunday
Victory DayMay 08, 2023Monday
Victory DayMay 08, 2024Wednesday
Victory DayMay 08, 2025Thursday
Victory DayMay 08, 2026Friday

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