Special Today in History - July 21st. - National Day in Belgium

There will be no normal Today in History due to the National Day in Belgium.

Belgian Flag

On July 21st. 1831, King Leopold I of Belgium swore allegiance to the laws
of the Constitution.

King Leopold I in the National Bank of Belgium in Brussels

A lot of festivities will take place in the capital of Belgium: Brussels.
There is inter alia a Te Deum in the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula,
in presence of King Philipe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium.

Cathedral Brussels Belgium
Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula

In the afternoon there is a military and civil parade also in presence of members
of the Belgian Royal Family.

screenshot of King Philippe of Belgium - before the parade

King Albert & Queen Poala of Belgium are having a holiday at the moment.
They won't be present at the festivities of the National Day ...

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