Solomon Islands Independence Day

Solomon Islands Independence Day

July 7
The Solomon Islands in the southwest Pacific gained independence from Britain on this day in 1978. They had been under British control since 1900. Independence Day is a national holiday throughout the islands.
CONTACTS:
Permanent Mission of Solomon Islands to the UN
800 Second Ave., Ste. 400 L
New York, NY 10017
212-599-6192; fax: 212-661-8925
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For 2007 Solomon Islands Independence Day, 7 July, the Solomon Islands government decided to hold national celebrations in Auki, Malaita, rather than Honiara.

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