Margaret Thatcher: 9 Mind-Blowing Facts About The Iron Lady - Page 8 of 9 - 9facts

Margaret Thatcher: 9 Mind-Blowing Facts About The Iron Lady

#8. Margaret Thatcher day

Margaret Thatcher day

In April 1982, Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands, a sparsely populated British colony in the south Atlantic claimed by both countries. In reply, Thatcher launched an amphibious attack that retook the islands 8,000 miles from London two months later. Every January 10, the Falkland Islands celebrates Margaret Thatcher Day to commemorate the anniversary of her triumphant 1983 visit to the colony.

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