Berlin has made as the first state, the International women's day, a legal holiday. A corresponding resolution was adopted on this Thursday in the Berlin house of representatives.
The International women's day on 8. The end of March. For the Berliner, he should be already in this year, work and school. With nine days Berlin had the fewest public holidays. Most States have ten, Baden-Württemberg has twelve, Bayern thirteen.
Recently had also introduced in other Federal States a further holiday. Since last year, Holstein reformation in Bremen, Hamburg, lower Saxony and Schleswig-at 31. October is a public holiday. Thuringia, said the world children's day national holiday.
The International women's day was decided in 1910 at the Second International Socialist women's conference, the first was held on 19. In March 1911. There are only four countries took part: Germany, Denmark, Austria-Hungary, and Switzerland. The idea, however, was not to stay at home to - day should be used for rallies, the women fought about the right to vote.
the 8. In March, he was transferred in 1921, after that day four years earlier, demonstrators had triggered the end of the workers in Petrograd in the February revolution. The women's day has since been abolished in Germany, and re-introduced, but a public holiday, he was now.