Homecoming Day in Alderney
Homecoming Day in Alderney is held on December 15. In honor of the first return of the inhabitants of the island in 1945 after a mass evacuation in June 1940. This event in the second decade of the month december is annual.
Similar holidays and events
Tom Bawcock's Eve on December 23 (Mousehole, Cornwall);
Boxing day in Australia on December 26 (also Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Great Britain, New Zealand, Canada, Kiribati, Nauru, Botswana, Ghana, Jamaica);
Mummer's Day on December 26 (Padstow, Cornwall);
The first day of Hogmanay or "Auld Year's Night" in Scotland on December 31 (New Year's Eve - International observance)