National Day of Unity

National Day of Unity in Italy in 2021

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Dates of National Day of Unity
2022 Italy Thursday, March 17thNational Day of Unity
2021 Italy Wednesday, March 17thNational Day of Unity
2020 Italy Tuesday, March 17thNational Day of Unity
2019 Italy Sunday, March 17thNational Day of Unity
The Kingdom of Italy was officially founded on March 17th 1861, so today the date is known as the Day of Unity or Unification.

National Unity was established by the Italian Parliament the day 17th of March 1861 by Royal Decree.

Before 1861, the peninsula was fragmented, split into rival states and regions which had changed hands, allegiances, and boundaries frequently over the centuries. They included the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, the Duchy of Modena, the Papal States, Kingdom of Sardinia, Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia, and Kingdom of the two Sicilies.

Generally, Italy opts to mark the founding of the Republic on June 2nd, rather than the unification itself. On June 2nd 1946, Italians narrowly voted (54:45) in a constitutional referendum to abolish the monarchy.

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