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NATIONAL HEROES DAY

Quick Facts : National Heroes Day

  • Date: Aug 26, 2014
  • National
  • Also Called:
  • Celebrations: Parades
National Heroes Day iImage Credit: CIA World Factbook

National Heroes' Day is a national holiday of Philippines, celebrated to pay homage to the National Heroes of the country. Every year this day falls on the fourth Monday of August.

Initially National Heroes' day was celebrated on 30th of November as it was the birthday of Andres Bonifacio, founder of the Katipunan. Later this day moves to the fourth Monday of August, to pay tribute to all other known or unknown men and women who sacrificed their lives for Philippine freedom.

Philippines achieved its identity due to the noble deeds made by numbers of people, known as National Heroes. People of Philippines celebrate this day with a great enthusiasm. This is a perfect day to remember the life and work of all these great people.

National Heroes Day Observances

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Sun
  • Aug 30, 2009
  • National Heroes' Day
  • Mon
  • Aug 30, 2010
  • National Heroes' Day
  • Sun
  • Aug 28, 2011
  • National Heroes' Day
  • Mon
  • Aug 29, 2011
  • National Heroes' Day Holiday
  • Sun
  • Aug 26, 2012
  • National Heroes' Day
  • Mon
  • Aug 27, 2012
  • National Heroes' Day Holiday
  • Mon
  • Aug 26, 2013
  • Tue
  • Aug 26, 2014

Philippines holidays celebrated in year 2014

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Wed
  • Jan 01, 2014
  • Wed
  • Apr 09, 2014
  • Araw ng Kagitingan
  • Thu
  • Apr 17, 2014
  • Fri
  • Apr 18, 2014
  • Thu
  • May 01, 2014
  • Thu
  • Jun 12, 2014
  • Independence Day
  • Mon
  • Jul 28, 2014
  • Thu
  • Aug 21, 2014
  • Ninoy Aquino Day
  • Tue
  • Aug 26, 2014
  • Sat
  • Nov 01, 2014
  • Sun
  • Nov 30, 2014
  • Bonifacio Day
  • Thu
  • Dec 25, 2014
  • Tue
  • Dec 30, 2014
  • Rizal Day
  • Wed
  • Dec 31, 2014