International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Repeats every year on the 21 of March 2 times.
Thursday, 21 March 2019 (All day)
Saturday, 21 March 2020 (All day)

On 21st March 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, against the apartheid "pass laws". The UN General Assembly proclaiming the date to signify the struggle to end the policy of apartheid in South Africa, with the aim of eliminating all forms of racial discrimination.