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Heroes' Day or National Heroes' Day may refer to a number of commemorations of national heroes in different countries. It is often held on the birthday of a national hero or heroine, or the anniversary of their great deeds that made them heroes.

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National Heroes' Day in Angola

National Heroes Day in Angola is a holiday in Angola on September 17, the birthday of the national hero Agostinho Neto.

National Heroes' Day in Barbados

National Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Barbados on April 28.[1][2]

Heroes' Day in Cape Verde

Heroes' Day is a Public holidays in Cape Verde public holiday in Cape Verde on January 20. It remembers the assassination of Amilcar Cabral by western power Portugal as a hero for fighting western colonialism and exploitation.

Heroes' Day (Hari Pahlawan) in Indonesia

Held every November 10, to commemorate heavy fighting between Indonesian nationalists militias and British Allied forces at Surabaya, East Java on November 10, 1945. This is the first large scale armed conflict between Indonesia and foreign forces after Indonesia's Proclamation of Independence at August 17, 1945.

Heroes' Day in Mozambique

Heroes' Day is a public holiday in Mozambique on February 3.

Heroes' Day in Namibia

26 August is Heroes' Day in Namibia. It marks the beginning of the armed struggle during the Namibian War of Independence.

National Heroes' Day in the Philippines

National Heroes' Day (Araw ng mga Bayani) is a public holiday in the Philippines, celebrated yearly on the 30th day of August. Due to the current administration's holiday-economy policy, a presidential proclamation is usually issued to move the celebration of a national holiday into the nearest monday or friday, which, in this case, is August 31 2009.

The Philippines, on the 30th day of August, commemorates the "Cry of Pugad Lawin" by Filipino revolutionaries called the Katipunan led by its leader (Supremo) Andres Bonifacio.

National Heroes Day in Saint Kitts and Nevis

National Heroes Day in Saint Kitts and Nevis takes place on September 16, the birthday of the national hero Robert Bradshaw.

National Heroes' Day in Turks and Caicos Islands

In the Turks and Caicos Islands, National Heroes' Day takes place on the last Monday in May.[3][4]

Heroes' Day in Zimbabwe

Heroes' Day in Zimbabwe is a holiday in Zimbabwe on August 11.

Heroes' Day in Zambia

Heroes' Day in Zambia is a holiday in Zambia on the first Monday of July.

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