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Quick Facts : National Heroes Day


Date: Aug 26, 2013 Type: National Also Called:
Celebrations: Parades
 

National Heroes Day

Image Courtesy: 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 Year Date Holiday Name
Sun2009Aug 30National Heroes' Day
Mon2010Aug 30National Heroes' Day
Sun2011Aug 28National Heroes' Day
Mon2011Aug 29National Heroes' Day Holiday
Sun2012Aug 26National Heroes' Day
Mon2012Aug 27National Heroes' Day Holiday
Mon2013Aug 26National Heroes' Day
Tue2014Aug 26National Heroes' Day

Philippines holidays celebrated in year 2014



Day Year Date Holiday Name
Wed2014Jan 01New Year's Day
Wed2014Apr 09Araw ng Kagitingan
Thu2014Apr 17Maundy Thursday
Fri2014Apr 18Good Friday
Thu2014May 01Labor Day
Thu2014Jun 12Independence Day
Mon2014Jul 28Eid Ul Fitr
Thu2014Aug 21Ninoy Aquino Day
Tue2014Aug 26National Heroes' Day
Sat2014Nov 01All Saints' Day
Sun2014Nov 30Bonifacio Day
Thu2014Dec 25Christmas Day
Tue2014Dec 30Rizal Day
Wed2014Dec 31New Year's Eve
 
 
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