Emancipation Day

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Emancipation Day
Event typeUnited Empire of Earth holiday
LocationUnited Empire of Earth
DateMay 2, Annually (Annually-05-02)

Emancipation Day is a Human holiday which commemorates the Fall of the Messer Era. It is celebrated in the United Empire of Earth (UEE), annually on May 2nd.


On May 2nd, 2792 Linton Messer XI, the last member of the Messer family to rule as an Imperator, was deposed in his office during the Anti-Messer Revolution. Once news of Linton Messer's death spread, there was spontaneous celebration in the streets throughout the UEE, these festivities reoccurred annually. in 2795 Imperator Erin Toi established Emancipation Day as an official UEE holiday,[1]


Emancipation Day is still celebrated in the UEE and is especially popular on Earth and Terra. Invictus Launch Week takes place annually sometime between Emancipation Day and Armistice Day. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Galactapedia: Emancipation Day. Galactapedia. Retrieved 2021-09-14
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