When is Revolution Day January 25?
How long until Revolution Day January 25?
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Dates of Revolution Day January 25
Revolution Day January 25 is a national holiday in Egypt and is always celebrated on 25 January.
It marks the start of the revolution in 2011 that led to the resignation of General Mubarak.
History of Revolution Day January 25
January 25 was an official holiday in Egypt known as Police Day, which celebrated the Egyptian police for protecting the Egyptian people when they resisted British forces in Ismailia in 1952.
Police Day in 2011 was the start of the revolution that lasted 18 days and led to General Hosni Mubarak being ousted as president, ending his 30-year rule of Egypt.
How is Revolution Day January 25 celebrated?
The public holiday is a paid vacation for employees of both the public and private sectors.
Egypt has two Revolution Day public holidays. Revolution Day July 23 marks the anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution of 1952.