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NATIONAL HEROES DAY

Quick Facts : National Heroes Day

  • Date: Aug 28, 2016
  • 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
  • Mon
  • Aug 31, 2015
  • Sun
  • Aug 28, 2016

Philippines holidays celebrated in year 2016

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Fri
  • Jan 01, 2016
  • Mon
  • Feb 08, 2016
  • Thu
  • Mar 24, 2016
  • Fri
  • Mar 25, 2016
  • Sat
  • Apr 09, 2016
  • Sun
  • May 01, 2016
  • Sun
  • Jun 12, 2016
  • Fri
  • Jul 08, 2016
  • Sun
  • Aug 21, 2016
  • Sun
  • Aug 28, 2016
  • Tue
  • Nov 01, 2016
  • Wed
  • Nov 30, 2016
  • Sun
  • Dec 25, 2016
  • Fri
  • Dec 30, 2016
  • Sat
  • Dec 31, 2016