Categories Antigua Dominica Eastern Caribbean Montserrat April 2, 1991 Post author By neosoul Post date April 20, 2021 No Comments on April 2, 1991 Montserrat stamps visitors’ passports with a shamrock, because it was settled by Irish Catholics fleeing religious persecution in nearby St. Kitts. It’s the only Caribbean island that celebrates St. Patrick’s Day as a public holiday. As of December 2020, Montserrat is one of the remaining 17 non-self-governing territories. The British acquired Montserrat in 1783. ← April 5, 1991 → April 22, 1991 Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.