Image via WikipediaPresident Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III announces today that Monday, June 20, 2011 is a non-working holiday throughout the Philippines in celebration of the 150th birthday of Dr. Jose Rizal, Philippines' national hero. The declaration is via Proclamation No. 154.
Rizal Day is celebrated annually every December 30, the date when Rizal was executed at Luneta. This is the first time that the country will celebrate Rizal's date of birth.