Martín Miguel de Güemes day -
Wednesday June 17, 2020
Secular holiday : 8 February 1785 – 17 June 1821) was a military leader and popular caudillo who defended northwestern Argentina from the Spanish during the Argentine War of Independence [Wikipedia]
National Flag Day -
Thursday June 20, 2019
Secular holiday : Commemorates the death of Manuel Belgrano, (1770 - 1820) an Argentine lawyer, politician, and general in the first autonomous government of Argentina who in 1812, created the national flag of Argentina. It was raised for the first time on February 27 of that year, in an island in the Parana River, opposite the city of Rosario. He also led the Jujuy Exodus (Exodo Jujeno), which prepared the ground for victories of the Argentine War of Independence in the northwest of the country. Official day of celebration is June 20.