Portugal Liberation Day

Portugal Liberation Day

April 25
Liberation Day, or Liberty Day, is a public holiday commemorating the military coup on this day in 1974 that removed Marcello Caetano (1906-1980) from power, reflecting the opposition of many Portuguese to their government's military policies and wars in Africa.
CONTACTS:
Embassy of Portugal
2125 Kalorama Rd. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-328-8610; fax: 202-462-3726
www.visitportugal.com
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 68