National Heroes Day
August 31, 2009
Today, August 31, 2009, the Philippines commemorates the celebration of the national heroes. It is now observed every 4th Monday of August. It is an official regular holiday in the Philippines remembering the Cry of Pugad Lawin by Filipino Revolutionary forces called the Katipunan led by its Andres Bonifacio which is known also as Supremo. This is also a respect to all our heroes to their heroic act and deed to gain our freedom. They sacrificed their life for our country and for their countrymen.