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1848 Revolution Memorial Day

The 1848 Revolutions Memorial Day in Hungary always falls on March 15th each year commemorating the move towards independence from the Austrian Empire

Celebration\ Observance

People will often wear the national colors and attend speeches or a music event. The day is held as an patriotic day.

History

The Revolution of 1848 in Hungary was an attempt by Hungary to become independent from the Austrian Empire ruled by the Habsburg dynasty. There was early success but later the Austrian Empire got help from Russia with Czar Nicholas sending hundreds of thousands of men thus ending the revolution and putting a stop to Hungary's attempt for independence.