1948 http://ripr.org en Rhode Island Continues To Celebrate 'Victory Day' http://ripr.org/post/rhode-island-continues-celebrate-victory-day <p>Rhode Island will mark its annual Victory Day holiday Monday. The holiday marking the US victory over Japan in World War 2 is not without some controversy.</p><p></p><p>Rhode Island has for years been the only state to still celebrate what was once known as Victory Over Japan Day. Thanks to support from veterans and other defenders, the holiday has survived occasional attempts to rename or eliminate it.</p><p></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:24:46 +0000 Ian Donnis 19912 at http://ripr.org Rhode Island Continues To Celebrate 'Victory Day'