10 minutes ago there was a brief firework display commemorating the day. One of the fireworks was loud enough to start a car alarm opposite work.
The university in Samsun is actually named ‘Ondokuz Mayis Universitesi‘. In English this is ‘Nineteen May University’. The university is named after the same event today’s holiday celebrates. Here is a description of the city of Samsun and its university. Click on the arrow for the next page.