Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army in Chile in 2019

Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army in Chile in 2019
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 87 days.
  Dates of Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army in Chile
2021Chile Sun, Sep 19National Holiday
2020Chile Sat, Sep 19National Holiday
2019Chile Thu, Sep 19National Holiday
2018Chile Wed, Sep 19National Holiday
2017Chile Tue, Sep 19National Holiday
  Summary
19 September, 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

When is Chilean Army Day?

19 September, 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 2 December 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 America.

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