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NATIONAL HEROES DAY

When is National Heroes Day in 2019?

National Heroes Day in 2019 is on the Monday, 26th of Aug (8/26/2019).

National Heroes Day is on the 238th day of 2019. There are 127 days left in the year.

National Heroes Day Facts

  • Date: Aug 26, 2019
  • 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
  • Mon
  • Aug 26, 2019

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Philippines in 2019

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
TuesdayTueJan 01, 2019Jan 01New Year's Day
TuesdayTueFeb 05, 2019Feb 05Chinese New Year
TuesdayTueApr 09, 2019Apr 09Araw ng Kagitingan
ThursdayThuApr 18, 2019Apr 18Maundy Thursday
FridayFriApr 19, 2019Apr 19Good Friday
WednesdayWedMay 01, 2019May 01Labor Day
ThursdayThuJun 06, 2019Jun 06Eid Ul Fitr
WednesdayWedJun 12, 2019Jun 12Independence Day
MondayMonAug 12, 2019Aug 12Eid ul-Adha
WednesdayWedAug 21, 2019Aug 21Ninoy Aquino Day
MondayMonAug 26, 2019Aug 26National Heroes' Day
FridayFriNov 01, 2019Nov 01All Saints' Day
SundaySunNov 10, 2019Nov 10Milad un Nabi
SaturdaySatNov 30, 2019Nov 30Bonifacio Day
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2019Dec 25Christmas Day
MondayMonDec 30, 2019Dec 30Rizal Day
TuesdayTueDec 31, 2019Dec 31New Year's Eve