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Emancipation Day (South Africa)

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This event begins 12/01/2019 and repeats every year forever

Emancipation Day is celebrated on December 1 in South Africa, most notably in the city of Cape Town.

The Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 came into full effect in the Cape Colony on the December 1, 1838, after a four-year period of forced apprenticeship. About 39,000 enslaved people were freed and £1.2 million ($1.29 million) – of £3 million originally set aside by the British government – was paid out in compensation to 1,300 former slave holding farmers in the colony.

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