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Racial Harmony Day

July 21, 2022

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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on day 21 of July, repeating indefinitely

Racial Harmony Day

When:
July 21

Where:
Singapore

First occurrence:
1997

Founded by
the Ministry of Education
in 1997

Racial Harmony Day commemorates
the 1964 race riots of 21 July 1964
when Singapore was still a part of Malaysia.
In this riot 22 people lost their lives
and hundreds were severely injured.
It took numerous other communal riots
and incidents throughout the 50s and 60s
finally leading to Singapore’s eventual independence
in August 1965.

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July 21, 2022
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