Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army in Chile in 2020

Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army in Chile in 2020
Noncommissioned Officers' School during on 19 September 2014 Image by Marcelo Gonzalez
  How long until Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army?
This holiday next takes place in 282 days.
  Dates of Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army in Chile
2021 Chile Sun, Sep 19 National Holiday
2020 Chile Sat, Sep 19 National Holiday
2019 Chile Thu, Sep 19 National Holiday
2018 Chile Wed, Sep 19 National Holiday
2017 Chile Tue, Sep 19 National Holiday
  Summary
September 19th, the day after Independence Day is also a national holiday in Chile. It is effectively the grand finale of the Independence celebrations
  Local name
Día de las Glorias del Ejército
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When is Chilean Army Day?

September 19th, the day after Independence Day is also a national holiday in Chile. It is effectively the grand finale of the Independence celebrations.

It culminates in the Great Military Parade of Chile, led by the Chilean Armed Forces, which commemorates the glories of the Chilean Army, in Santiago's O'Higgins Park.

History of Chilean Army Day

The National Army of Chile was created on December 2nd 1810, by order of the First National Government Junta.

The Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army was established in 1915.

The purpose of this holiday is to remember all those who have fought in Chilean battles, in which the country has been victorious or defeated; the courage and courage of those who protected the country and its inhabitants are remembered.

The Chilean Army is one of the most technologically advanced and professional armies in the Americas.

Note that the Chilean Navy has its own public holiday. The Day of the Glories of the Chilean Navy is observed on May 21st and marks the date of the battle of Iquique on that day in 1879.

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