Day of National Sovereignty, all the details and information about the event for which every November 20 is celebrated an extremely important event for Argentina.
It is a date that marked a milestone of heroism, bravery and the drive for nationalism in the country.
As we want you to know more about the country, we believe that history is an important detail, so in this link you can learn about all the events that happened throughout the history of Argentina. In this way, you will be able to understand why some dates are commemoration, celebration, remembrance and / or national struggle.
Now, on November 20 we celebrate the Day of National Sovereignty, because, in 1845, the Battle of the Return of Obligado took place. This battle was the one that marks a milestone in the history of the country. The Argentine soldiers managed, that same day, to repel the Anglo-French armies that wanted to invade and colonize the territories of our country.
With the support of General José of San Martín (of which we will tell you everything here), and under the command of General Juan Manuel de Rosas, the resistance was prepared that managed to prevent the invasion of the enemies who outnumbered and had more weapons. modern than that of the Argentine soldiers.
This victorious step was key to achieving the consolidation of Argentina’s sovereignty, which culminated in the signing of a peace treaty with Great Britain and France. In this way, our national unity, freedom and independence were symbolized.
Through Law No. 20,770, November 20 was established as the Day of National Sovereignty, in commemoration of this Battle of Obligado, highlighting its consequences and conditions, as well as the courage of the Argentine soldiers. What this date seeks is to recognize and highlight this historical fact as a real example of the sacrifice that was lived to achieve our sovereignty, strengthen the national spirit and always keep in mind that the Argentine Homeland was erected with courage and heroism.
With the Presidential Decree of 2010, this date was incorporated into the calendar of national holidays, which is why work activities cease and you will be able to find an act of commemoration and celebration.