Founding Day was a holiday on the[1] Core World[2] of Alderaan,[1] prior to the planet's destruction in 0 BBY.[3] It was celebrated in memory of the founding of the House of Organa,[1] Alderaan's Human royal family,[4] which could trace its origins back to the colonization of the planet[5] in 27,500 BBY.[2] During Founding Day, fireworks were exhibited.[1]

Behind the scenes[]

Founding Day was first mentioned in The Clone Wars: Wild Space, a 2008 novel by Karen Miller.[1]


Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 The Clone Wars: Wild Space
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. I, p. xi ("A Timeline of Galactic Events")
  3. The New Essential Chronology
  4. The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. III, p. 111 ("Royal House of Alderaan")
  5. SWTOR mini.png Star Wars: The Old Republic—Codex: "House Organa"