The National Day of Mongolia is on the 11 July (Naadam Holiday, declaration of independence from China 1921; however, Naadam is also celebrated in China by both Han Chinese and Mongols without political attachments). The Naadam Festival which is a traditional holiday celebrated every year between 11th July to 15th July. It is the biggest and most important festival in Mongolia.
National Day of Monaco
The National Day of Monaco is on the 19 November (the levée of Prince Albert II 2005). It is also known as the “Fête du Prince” or the “Fête Nationale Monégasque” in French. This national day is celebrated to mark the accession of Prince Albert II to the throne in 2005, following the death of his father Prince Rainier III.
National Day of Moldova
The National Day of Moldova is annually on the 27th August (Independence Day, declaration of independence from the Soviet Union 1991). Likewise this is also known as the Independence Day. This also marks the day when the country declared its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
National Day of Mexico
The National Day of Mexico is on the 16 September (Grito de Dolores, declaration of independence from Spain 1810). This also known as Mexican Independence Day. This day marks the anniversary of the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence, which was initiated by Father Miguel Hidalgo on September 16th, 1810.
National Day of Mauritius
The National Day of Mauritius is on the 12 March (National Day, independence from the United Kingdom 1968, republic 1992). It is a public holiday in Mauritius and commemorates the day when the country gained independence from British colonial rule in 1968.
National Day of Mauritania
The National Day of Mauritania is on the 28 November (Independence Day, from France 1960). See also Bastille Day on here. This marks the Mauritania’s independence from France in 1960. See the history of their independence day below.
National Day of Malta
The National Day of Malta is on the 21 September (Independence Day, independence from the United Kingdom 1964). Also the 31st March (Freedom Day, withdrawal of British troops from Malta 1979). Likewise the 13th December (Republic Day, republican constitution of 1974). Finally 7th June (Sette Giugno, bread riot of 1919)Also the 8th September (Victory Day).
National Day of Mali
The National Day of Mali is on the 22nd September (Independence from the Mali Federation 1960). This celebrates the anniversary of Mali’s independence from France in 1960. This follows a very long struggle against French colonial rule.
National Day of Maldives
The National Day of Maldives is on the 1st of Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar. This locally is also known as Independence Day. This celebrates their independence from the United Kingdom on the 26th July 1965.
National Day of Malaysia
The National Day of Malaysia is on the 31 August (Hari Merdeka, independence (within the Commonwealth) from the United Kingdom 1957) and 16 September (Malaysia Day, the formation of Malaysia). See below the history of Malaysia. This makes for an interesting read on a brief history of Malaysia.
National Day of Malawi
The National Day of Malawi is on the 6 July (Independence Day, from the United Kingdom 1964; and Republic Day 1966). This is the Independence Day or Republic Day. The country of Malawi gained its independence from British colonial rule on the 6th July 1964.
National Day of Madagascar
The National Day of Madagascar is on the 26th June (Independence from France 1960). Also known as “Independence Day” or “Fête de l’Indépendance” in French. See the brief history on the process that Madagascar took to gain independence.