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Renaissance Day in Oman and Revolution Day in Egypt, July 23, 2014

Renaissance Day in Oman


Qaboos bin Said al Said became the Sultan of Oman on July 23, 1970, now known as Renaissance Day, taking over from his father. He ushered in a much more progressive government helping to bring the population to a much higher standard of living. He has also helped to maintain good relations with both the West and Iran, often mediating between the two powers.


Happy Renaissance Day Oman!


Revolution Day in Egypt

The largest of the civil holiday in Egypt, it celebrates the anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution in 1952. Marked by concerts and military parades.

Happy Revolution Day Egypt!


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