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Friday, June 6, 2014

National Day of Sweden

Today is the National Day of Sweden. On 6 June 1523, Gustav Vasa was crowned king. On 6 June 1809, Sweden adopted a new constitution. In 1916, June 6 became Swedish Flag Day, and in 2005 it became National Day of Sweden, a public holiday.

National day of Sweden at Husby hembygdsgård. 6 June 2011. Photo by Calle Eklund/V-wolf. Available from Wikimedia Commons.

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