What is anniversary?

  • (noun): The date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it).
    Synonyms: day of remembrance

Anniversary

An anniversary is a day that commemorates or celebrates a past event that occurred on the same day of the year or month as the initial event. For example, the first event is the initial occurrence or, if planned, the inaugural of the event. One year or month later would be the first anniversary of that event. The word was first used for Catholic feasts to commemorate saints.

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West African Examinations Council - History - 50th Birthday Celebration
2002, the Council celebrated their 50th anniversary in Abuja, Nigeria ... The theme of the Anniversary was "WAEC 50 years of Excellence" ... During this anniversary the book, "The West African Examinations Council (1952-2002) Half a century of Commitment to Excellence and Regional Cooperation", was launched ...
Streetsville Secondary School - Streetsville Alumni Association
... Established in 1978 for the school's 20th anniversary, the association held a 40th anniversary celebration in 1998 ... A 50th anniversary celebration and reunion was held on June 6 and 7, 2008 at the school, along with the Streetsville Bread and Honey Festival ... Google to get the latest information about the 50th anniversary celebration in 2008 as well as to reconnect with alumni ...
WRCT - Anniversary
... WRCT celebrated its growing presence in the community after thirty-five years on the FM dial with a night of music at two popular East Liberty venues, the Shadow Lounge and AVA ... The station's own DJ's provided the music in both rooms ...
American Civil War Reenactment - History
... The Great Reunion of 1913, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, was attended by more than 50,000 Union and Confederate veterans, and ... during the 1980s and 1990s, due in large part to the success of the 125th Anniversary reenactment near the original Manassas battlefield, which was attended by more than 6,000 ... In 1998, the 135th anniversary re-enactment of the Battle of Gettysburg took place near the original battlefield ...
Anniversary Symbols
... Home by Emily Post, published in 1922, contained suggestions for wedding anniversary gifts for 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 50 and 75 years ... Wedding anniversary gift suggestions for other years were added in later editions and publications they now comprise what is referred to as the "traditional" list ... See wedding anniversary for a general list of the wedding anniversary symbols however, there are variations in some national traditions ...

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    The second day of July 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other, from this time forward forever more
    John Adams (1735–1826)

    The second day of July 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other, from this time forward forever more
    John Adams (1735–1826)