Guam Discovery Day

Guam History and Chamorro Heritage Day is a public holiday in Guam, celebrating the discovery of the island. It has been held on the first Monday of March[1] each year since 1970 in commemoration of the anniversary of the discovery of Guam in 1521.[2][3] On March 6, 2001, Guam celebrated the 480th anniversary of the discovery of Guam.[4]

Guam History and Chamorro Heritage Day
Observed byGuam
DateFirst Monday in March
2020 dateMarch 2  (2020-03-02)
2021 dateMarch 1  (2021-03-01)
2022 dateMarch 7  (2022-03-07)
2023 dateMarch 6  (2023-03-06)
Frequencyannual

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dun & Bradstreet Information Services; Dun's Marketing Services; Dun & Bradstreet International (1999). Exporters' encyclopedia. Dun and Bradstreet International. p. 588. ISBN 978-1-56203-725-3. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  2. ^ Bohn, John A. (1970). The Government code of the Territory of Guam, 1970. J.A. Bohn. p. 15. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  3. ^ Chase, William DeRoy; Chase, Helen M. (1 January 1994). Chase's Annual Events: The Day-By-Day Directory to 1994. Contemporary Books. p. 120. ISBN 978-0-8092-3732-6. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  4. ^ Congress (16 June 2005). Congressional Record, V. 147, Pt. 3, March 8, 2001 to March 26, 2001. Government Printing Office. p. 3309. ISBN 9780160749636. Retrieved 29 May 2012.