SCHEDULES

EVENTS

General Information

 
   
   
 

SEARCH:

  Search  
 

advanced search

 
 
 

Orangemen's Day

 

 

Canadian
Holidays

National Aboriginal Day

April Fools' Day

Autumn

Boxing Day

Canada Day

秒速赛车官方网站 Christmas Day

Christmas Eve

Civic Holiday

Commonwealth Day

Daylight Saving Time

Discovery Day

Earth Day

Easter Day

Easter Monday

Family Day

秒速赛车官方网站 Father's Day

National Flag Day

Good Friday

Halloween

Labour Day

Memorial Day

Mother's Day

Workers Mourning Day

Quebec National Day

New Year's Day

秒速赛车官方网站 Orangemen's Day

Remembrance Day

Spring

St. George's Day

St. Patrick's Day

Summer

秒速赛车官方网站 Thanksgiving Day

Valentine's Day

Victoria Day

Winter

Orangemen's Day, also known as Orange Day, is celebrated on July 12th. In Newfoundland and Labrador it is usually celebrated on the Monday nearest to July 12th.

Orangemen's Day commemorates the 1690 Protestant victory over Roman Catholic forces in the Battle of the Boyne in Ireland。 King William III of Orange, the Protestant King of England, defeated former King James II, a Catholic。

The Orange Order was established a century after the Battle of the Boyne and steadily grew in the 19th century as a patriotic bulwark against what many Protestants saw as treasonous Catholicism. By the end of the 19th century Orangemen's parades were commonplace in many Newfoundland communities.

In some Newfoundland and Labrador communities, Orangemen's Day celebrations are rescheduled in the winter season so that fishermen on the northeast coast do not lose money during the lucrative cod fishing season。

 

 

 

Links

 
- Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre
 
 
 

Sponsored Links

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About our holiday schedules

 

秒速赛车投注 秒速赛车投注 秒速赛车计划 秒速赛车是真的吗 秒速赛车计划 陕西体彩网 128彩票 秒速赛车网站 上海快三