Adwa Victory day ‑ Ethiopia
|Event Name||Adwa Victory day - Ethiopia|
|Start Date||2nd Mar 2017 12:00am|
The Battle of Adwa (also known as Adowa, or sometimes by the Italian name Adua) was fought on 1 March 1896 between the Ethiopian Empire and the Kingdom of Italy near the town of Adwa, Ethiopia, in Tigray. It was the climactic battle of the First Italo-Ethiopian War, securing Ethiopian sovereignty.