Waterloo Day, the day set aside to honor the Battle of Waterloo, also known as the ‘Battle of the Nations’, on June 18, 1815, was commemorated in England until what year?

Answer: 1890 – 75 years – indicating the significance of the battle in British society. With the exception of a handful of comparatively small and brief wars, Europe was essentially peaceful until the cataclysm of World One, a century after Waterloo.

Source: General Historical Texts

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