Uganda Independence Day

Uganda Independence Day

October 9
This national holiday commemorates Uganda's independence from Britain on this day in 1962, after 70 years of British rule. Uganda became a republic in 1963 on its one-year independence anniversary.
CONTACTS:
Embassy of the Republic of Uganda
5911 16th St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20011
202-726-7100; fax: 202-726-1727
www.ugandaembassy.com
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 170
NatlHolWrld-1968, p. 187
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