Ninoy Aquino Day
August 21, 2013 in Philippines

Ninoy Aquino Day is observed on August 21, 2013. Ninoy Aquino Day is a national non-working holiday in the Philippines observed annually, commemorating the anniversary of the 1983 assassination of former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr.. He was the husband of Corazon Aquino, who was later to become Philippine President; they are treated as two of the heroes of democracy in the country. His assassination led to the downfall of Ferdinand Marcos on February 25, 1986, through the People Power Revolution. Unlike other dates reserved for national heroes of the Philippines, the date is not a “regular holiday” but only a “non-working holiday”.

Where is Ninoy Aquino Day?
Nationwide Philippines

Senior Citizens Day
August 21, 2013 in the USA

Senior Citizen’s Day is observed on August 21, 2013. It honors the elderly population. Senior citizen is a common euphemism for an elderly person in both UK and US English, and it implies or means that the person is retired. This in turn usually implies or in fact means that the person is over the retirement age, which varies according to country. (With material from: Wikipedia)

Where is Senior Citizens Day?
Nationwide USA