Important dates in the country

Important dates in the country:
  • January 28: Anniversary of the birth of José Martí, National Hero of Cuba in 1853
  • February 24: Anniversary of the beginning of the War of Independence in 1895
  • March 8: International Women’s Day
  • March 13: Anniversary of the attack on the Presidential Palace in Havana by a group of young revolutionaries who planned to execute the tyrant Fulgencio Batista in 1957
  • April 19: Anniversary of the defeat of the Bay of Pigs mercenary attack in 1961
  • July 30: Day of the martyrs of the Revolution
  • October 28: Anniversary of the death of Commander Camilo Cienfuegos, in 1959
  • November 27: Commemoration of the execution of eight medical students by the Spanish colonial government in 1871
  • October 8: Anniversary of the death of Commander Ernesto Che Guevara, in 1967
  • December 7: Anniversary of the death in combat of Antonio Maceo in 1896, important figure of the War of Independence of Cuba against the Spanish colonial dominion