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EMPIRE DAY St Nathaniels Church   Comments: 1
Photo: RON HUNT   Item #: 29496  
EMPIRE DAY St Nathaniels Church

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  Decorations to celebrate EMPIRE DAY date unknown.  

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Comments by Valerie Battle, 3rd August 2017  valandbri@blueyonder.co.uk 
24th May 1902
However it was not until after the death of Queen Victoria, who died on 22 January 1901, that Empire Day was first celebrated. The first 'Empire Day' took place on 24th May 1902, the Queen's birthday.

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