On September 10th, Belize annually commemorates the Battle of St. George's Caye with parade and other festivities!
The Battle of St. George's Caye was a short military engagement lasting from September 3-10, 1798. The final battle that occurred on September 10th is where the holiday's name is derived. Previous attempts from the Spainards to expel the Settlers took place 1716, 1724, 1733, 1747, 1751, and 1779. Today, the Battle of St. George's Caye is a nationally observed holiday for the public and banks to enjoy.