Ninoy Aquino Day

Today is a non working holiday here in the Philippines commemorating the assasination of one of the national heroes of the Filipinos, Benigno Aguino. A former senator and husband of Corazon Aquino who later became the first woman president of the country. The commemoration started last 2004. Many Filipinos are just praying that the present president Benigno Aquino the third will be as wise as his father.