This public holiday is always celebrated on December 9th. The day celebrates the end of British rule in Tanganyika in 1961.
It is Tanzania’s National Day, a day when the Tanzanian people mark their independence with speeches, parades and flags.
History of Tanzania Independence Day
The first European to visit Tanzania was Vasco da Gama in 1498. European colonialism in the region began on mainland Tanzania during the late 19th century when Germany formed German East Africa. Following World War I, the mainland came under British control and was ruled as Tanganyika, with Zanzibar remaining a separate colonial jurisdiction.
today tanzania is celebreting 59 years of independence under the president John pombe Magufuli who is a 5th president of United republic of Tanzania and Hussein Mwinyi who is a president of zanzibar.