Commonwealth day is an annual celebration that takes place on May 24. On 10 March, Empire Day was celebrated which is replaced to the Commonwealth Day. Therefore, this day is not a judicial holiday but is a public holiday in some commonwealth countries. See Commonwealth Day quotes.
In 1958, Harold Macmillan declared in Parliament the renaming of Empire Day as Commonwealth Day.
The Commonwealth and Britain have a mutual history, social connections, regular legitimate systems and strategic approaches.
The Secretariat of the Royal Commonwealth Society followed the proposition in 1973. Commonwealth Day is observed throughout all nations of the Commonwealth.
Around various countries, Commonwealth Day is celebrated. The United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Gibraltar, and Commonwealth nations such as, Beliz and the Bahamas observe this day.
The 2020 Commonwealth Day topic centers around ‘Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming‘ which offers open doors for the individuals, Parliaments, governments and foundations of the Commonwealth to associate and work together at numerous levels through broad and profound established systems of fellowship and generosity.
Here are some Commonwealth Day Quotes by great personalities:
I am prepared to resort to anything, to submit to anything, for the sake of the commonwealth. ~Julius Caesar
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members. ~Marcus Tullius Cicero
I have had many anxieties for our commonwealth, principally occasioned by the depreciation of our money. ~Patrick Henry
Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth. ~Thomas Fuller
It is easy enough to define what the Commonwealth is not. Indeed this is quite a popular pastime. ~Queen Elizabeth II
If the choice were made, one for us to lose our sovereignty and become a member of the Commonwealth or remain with our sovereignty and lose the membership of the Commonwealth, I would say let the Commonwealth go. ~Robert Mugabe
When the people share everything in the state, then will we truly reach the goal of the Min Sheng Principle, which is Confucius’ hope of a ‘great commonwealth.’ ~Sun Yat-sen
I would like to thank the Commonwealth Games Federation for the very fair manner in which this matter has been dealt with. ~Kim Collins
There are exceptional schools in many of our most disadvantaged neighborhoods throughout the Commonwealth. Proving they can get it done for kids, no matter what their circumstances. ~Charlie Baker
For you see this scripture fulfilled this day and therefore I desire you as you tender the Lord and the church and commonwealth to consider and look what you do. ~Anne Hutchinson