Singapore's National Day is on 9 August. Singapore was separated from the rest of Malaysia on 9 August 1965, and became a sovereign, democratic and independent nation (see source). National Day commemorates the day when Singapore became an independent nation.
There's a recent post on Yesterday.sg that links to Laokokok's post that reminisces about the National Day Parades. It is worth a read. It was interesting for me to read about how National Day was celebrated in the past.
Check it out: National Day Parades, then and now.
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