Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, and it recognizes the achievements of Hispanics everywhere. Why Sept. 15? It's recognized as the Independence day of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

  •  January 1 (1959)- Cuba Liberation Day
  • February 27 (1844)- Dominican Republic Independence Day
  • May 14-15 (1811) Paraguay Independence Day
  • May 25(1810)- Argentina Revolution Day
  • July 4 (1776)- Puerto Rico Independence Day
  • July 5 (1811)- Venezuela Independence Day
  • July 20 (1810)- Colombia Independence Day
  • July 28 (1821)- Peru Independence Day
  • Aug 6 (1825) -Bolivia Independence Day
  • Aug 25 (1828)- Uruguay Independence Day
  • Sept 15 (1821)- Independence of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras & Nicaragua
  • Sept 16 (1810)- Mexico Independence Day
  • Sept 18 (1810)- Chile Independence Day
  • Oct 12 (1492)- Spain Independence Day
  • Nov 3 (1903)- Panama Independence Day