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Jamaica remembers National heroes

National Heroes’ Day is a public holiday in Jamaica.

National Heroes’ Day: October 21

National Heroes’ Day is a public holiday in Jamaica.

National Heroes’ Day is a Jamaican holiday, observed on the third Monday in October. It is a celebration of the island’s seven National Heroes, and also the date on which awards within the Jamaican honors system are bestowed. The National Heroes Day acknowledges these seven great heroes of Jamaica where they are viewed with inspiring pride and symbols of enduring strength.

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Honduras Salutes Armed Forces

Armed Forces Day is a public holiday in Honduras.

Armed Forces Day: October 21

Armed Forces Day is a public holiday in Honduras.

Armed Forces day is a day set aside by Honduras to honor and recognize their armed forces. On this day, in 1956, young military reformists staged a coup that ousted the authoritarian Lozano Diaz from power. This coup marked a turning point in Honduran history. For the first time, the armed forces had acted as an institution rather than as the instrument of a political party or of an individual leader. The new rulers represented younger, more nationalistic, and reform-minded elements in the military. For decades to come, the military would act as the primary actor of Honduran politics.

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Somalia celebrates Anniversary of the Coup

Anniversary of the Coup is a public holiday in Somalia

Anniversary of the Coup: October 21-22

The Anniversary of the Coup is a public holiday in Somalia.

On October 21, Somalis remember the Coup D’état of 1969 that installed in power General Siad Barre and brought an abrupt end to the process of party-based constitutional democracy in Somalia.

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Guatemala observes Revolutionary Day

Revolution Day is a public holiday in Guatemala.

Revolution Day: October 20

Revolution Day is a public holiday in Guatemala.

This public holiday commemorates the almost bloodless democratic revolution of 1944 when discontented university and military leaders overthrew the military dictator Jorge Ubico y Castaneda.
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Kenya marks Kenyatta Day

Kenyatta Day is a public holiday in Kenya.

Kenyatta Day: October 20

Kenyatta Day is a public holiday in Kenya.

During this day Kenyans celebrate the memory of Jomo Kenyatta, considered the founding father of the nation of Kenya, as well as all the freedom fighters of their country. He was a visionary leader, brave and intelligent man who led Kenyans through their fights against British colonialist. These efforts led to a free and independent Kenya.
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