Sikhs Celebrate Baisakhi Day

April 8, 2000

Source: Los Angeles Times

On April 8, 2000, the Los Angeles Times reported that Southern California Sikhs will celebrate Baisakhi Day at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 9th. Baisakhi Day commemorates the birth of the Khalsa as proclaimed by Guru Gobind Singh more than 300 years ago. Festivities will begin at 8am and will include a two-hour parade around downtown Los Angeles leaving at 3pm from the convention center.