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NATIONAL HEROES DAY

When is National Heroes Day in 2018?

National Heroes Day in 2018 is on the Monday, 27th of Aug (8/27/2018).

National Heroes Day is on the 239th day of 2018. There are 126 days left in the year.

Quick Facts : National Heroes Day

  • Date: Aug 27, 2018
  • 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
  • Sun
  • Aug 27, 2017
  • Mon
  • Aug 27, 2018

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Philippines in 2018

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
MondayMonJan 01, 2018Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriFeb 16, 2018Feb 16Chinese New Year
ThursdayThuMar 29, 2018Mar 29Maundy Thursday
FridayFriMar 30, 2018Mar 30Good Friday
MondayMonApr 09, 2018Apr 09Araw ng Kagitingan
TuesdayTueMay 01, 2018May 01Labor Day
TuesdayTueJun 12, 2018Jun 12Independence Day
TuesdayTueAug 21, 2018Aug 21Ninoy Aquino Day
MondayMonAug 27, 2018Aug 27National Heroes' Day
ThursdayThuNov 01, 2018Nov 01All Saints' Day
FridayFriNov 30, 2018Nov 30Bonifacio Day
TuesdayTueDec 25, 2018Dec 25Christmas Day
SundaySunDec 30, 2018Dec 30Rizal Day