Whit Monday


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Whit Monday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the Monday following Whit Sunday
Translations
عيد العَنْصَرَه، عيد الخَمْسين
anden pinsedag
pünkösdhétfő
svätodušný pondelok
Paskalyadan sonraki 7.nci Pazartesi

Whit Monday

n (Brit) → Pfingstmontag m

Whit Monday

nlunedì m inv di Pentecoste

Whit

(wit) Whitsun : Whit Sunday . ˈWhit Monday noun
the day after Whit Sunday.
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Other customs associated with the corporation include the Common Walk - also known as "beating the bounds" - which occurs on Whit Monday every three years.
Holmfirth Choral Society, which gives three subscriber concerts a year plus an informal summer concert, was founded 70 years ago as a fundraising group to support those affected by the Whit Monday flood of 1944 so it is particularly apt that seven decades later it is supporting the work of another relief charity.
But 1,031 officers and men perished in the con-flict - 46 of them in just one day, a century ago on Whit Monday, 1915, during the second battle of Ypres.
Thousands of men flocked to join its ranks but 1,031 officers and men perished in the conflict - 46 of them in just one day, a century ago on Whit Monday, 1915, during the second battle of Ypres.
1871: Whit Monday became the first bank holiday in Britain.
1871: The House of Commons passed the Bank Holiday Act, creating public holidays on Easter Monday, Whit Monday and Christmas Day.
Good Friday and Christmas Day were already common law holidays, based on the Christian tradition of these festivals being days of rest, so Easter Monday, Whit Monday, the first Monday in August and St Stephen's Day were also added.
Good Friday and Christmas Day were already common law holidays, based on the Christian tradition of these festivals being days of rest, so Easter Monday, Whit Monday, the first Monday in August and St Stephen's Day were also added According to historians, it has been said that the Parliamentary sponsors of the legislation preferred the term "Bank Holiday", rather than "public holiday", to give the holidays more authority.
His 1871 Bank Holidays Act established four bank holidays in the UK: Easter Monday, Whit Monday, the first Monday in August and Boxing Day.
1871: The House of Commons passed the Bank |Holiday Act, creating public holidays on Easter Monday, Whit Monday and Christmas Day.
BACK IN the 1940s and 1950s, on Whit Monday, churches would hold the Whitsun Treat, a tradition that probably dates back to a time when most people lived in the inner-city and rarely, if ever, saw a green field, or the seaside for that matter.
A highlight of the year was the memorable Whit Monday Richmond Meet, a gathering place for the nation's cyclists and a chance to compete in races or just chat with fellow bikers.