Events

Events

Independence day

This holiday is Uganda's National Day and is always celebrated on 9 October.
Independence Day marks Uganda's independence from the United Kingdom in 1962.
History of Ugandan Independence Day

The first European to visit Uganda was the British Explorer John Hanning Speke in 1862. By 1877, British missionaries started arriving with the blessing of the Bugandan King, Mutesa I.
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