Revolution Day (Día de la Revolución) of Mexico is a public holiday observed in Mexico to commemorate the anniversary of the beginning of Mexican Revolution against the autocrat José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori. Porfirio Diaz had led the military rule of Mexico for about 34 year before being forced to resign through a decade of civil war in Mexico. People in Mexico observe Revolution Day on the third Monday of November every year.
When is Mexican Revolution Day 2013?
Mexican Revolution Day 2013 falls on Monday, 18 November 2013.
When is Mexican Revolution Day 2014?
Mexican Revolution Day 2014 falls on Monday, 17 November 2014.
The Origin of Mexican Revolution Day
Led by Fransisco I. Madero, Mexican Revolution began on 20 November 1910 until about a decade later. The revolt was meant to overthrow the military rule of dictator Porfirio D?az or Don Porfirio who had led Mexico for 34 years. The Mexican Revolution was famous as one of the largest agitation during the 20th century which marks the important changes of sociopolitical life in Mexico. Thus, the beginning of Mexican Revolution Day is observed annually as Mexican Revolution Day on the third Monday of November.
Mexican Revolution Day 2013 Celebration
Employees and students have a day off during Mexican Revolution Day since it is a public holiday in Mexico. Therefore, many people have their chance to take part in the festivity of Mexican Revolution Day Celebration. Some people use the day to get rest or have a quality time with family.
During Mexican Revolution Day, there are many kinds of parades, carnivals, and civic ceremonies all over Mexico. The largest parade occurs in Zocalo, Mexico City, where series of parades, ceremonies, and speeches are conducted. In many cities and towns of Mexico, children wear costumes of a revolutionary and take part in the local parades.