Some articles on german unity, german, unity:
... Except for the national holiday (German Unity Day), public holidays in Germany (gesetzliche Feiertage) are determined by the federal states. 8 August 3 Assumption Day Mariä Himmelfahrt 15 August 5,7 • German Unity Day 6 Tag der Deutschen Einheit 3 October • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Reformation Day. 6 National holiday since 1990, commemorating German reunification on that date ...
... The Day of German Unity (German Tag der Deutschen Einheit) is the national day of Germany, celebrated on 3 October as a public holiday ... It commemorates the anniversary of German reunification in 1990, when the goal of a unity of Germany that originated in the middle of the 19th century, was fulfilled ... Therefore, the name addresses neither the re-union or union, but the unity of Germany ...
Famous quotes containing the words unity and/or german:
“From cradle to grave this problem of running order through chaos, direction through space, discipline through freedom, unity through multiplicity, has always been, and must always be, the task of education, as it is the moral of religion, philosophy, science, art, politics and economy; but a boys will is his life, and he dies when it is broken, as the colt dies in harness, taking a new nature in becoming tame.”
—Henry Brooks Adams (18381918)
“Some of us prefer Austrian voices risen in song to ugly German threats.”
—Ernest Lehman (b. 1920)