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International Students’ Day

November 17, 2021

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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on day 17 of November, repeating indefinitely

When:
November 17
Where:
🌐 Everywhere
First occurrence:
1941

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International Students’ Day was created in 1941 to comemorate the day that Nazi’s stormed the University of Prague after demonstrations against the German occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1939.
Nine students were killed and over 1200 students were sent to concentration camps.
All Czech universities and colleges were closed.

International Students’ Day is a day to reflect on the importance of freedom of thought and the need for education to keep us thinking.

 

 

#InternationalStudentsDay #StudentsDay

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Date:
November 17, 2021
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