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Victory Day 2021

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Victory Day is in 2021 on a Monday (August 9, 2021)

This is no holiday and therfore no day off. You always can take the day off by yourself to celebrate Victory Day.

When is Victory Day?

DateWeek Number.Days until
Victory Day
Monday 9 August 2021 Week 32248
Monday 8 August 2022 Week 32612

What is Victory Day?

Victory Day, also known as VJ Day, marks the anniversary the Allies` victory over Japan during World War II. It followed the dropping of the devastating atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. Victory Day is a state holiday in Rhode Island in the United States on the second Monday each year. There have been many arguments and debates concerning the nature and name of this holiday. Veteran groups and their supporters observe Victory Day on the second Monday of August each year. Events may include a commemorative ceremony for veterans. Many people believe that there is a need for such a day to remember the sacrifices that veterans made during World War II, including those who were taken as prisoners of war, were tortured, injured or killed. However critics claim that the day itself is discriminatory due to its reference to Japan in light of modern times. There have been many attempts to change the holiday`s name but so far it remains to be known as Victory Day. Nonetheless there are people who hope to one day celebrate the holiday under a new name or educate young Americans more about the Japanese culture in modern society. See also Victory Day on Wikipedia.

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