Holocaust Memorial Day, or International Holocaust Remembrance Day, is the day that the British Government, alongside many others worldwide, has designated as a day of remembrance for the millions that were murdered by Nazi persecution during the Holocaust.
From 2005, Holocaust Memorial Day has been commemorated each year on January 27th. This date represents the same day that the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated in 1945.
In the countries that observe it, International Holocaust Memorial Day is a day that features commemorative traditions and ceremonies.
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