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Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - April 29, 2006 - 12:00am
Today, April 29, 1949, is the burial at the North Cemetery of Mrs. Aurora Aragon Quezon, her daughter Maria Aurora, and her son-in-law Felipe Buencamino III, who were killed by the Huks on their way to Baler. When...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - April 18, 2006 - 12:00am
Today, April 18, 1591, Pope Gregory XIV frees all slaves in the Philippines. One of the best achievements of Spain in the Philippines during the early years of her colonization was the abolition of slavery. The...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - April 11, 2006 - 12:00am
Today, April 11, 1942, is the capture of Justice Jose Abad Santos by the Japanese militia, in Carcar, Cebu. President Quezon wanted to bring Abad Santos to Australia and later to the United States. But the latter...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - April 11, 2006 - 12:00am
Today, April 11, 1942, is the capture of Justice Jose Abad Santos by the Japanese militia, in Carcar, Cebu. President Quezon wanted to bring Abad Santos to Australia and later to the United States. But the latter...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - April 11, 2006 - 12:00am
Today, April 11, 1942, is the capture of Justice Jose Abad Santos by the Japanese militia, in Carcar, Cebu. President Quezon wanted to bring Abad Santos to Australia and later to the United States. But the latter...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - April 4, 2006 - 12:00am
Today, April 4, 1639, the first Spanish expedition to Lanao reaches the shores of Lake Lanao. It is composed of 500 Caraga Filipino and 50 Spaniards, under the joint command of Father Agustin de San Pedro (famous...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - February 21, 2006 - 12:00am
Today, February 21, 1898, Dr. T. H. Pardo de Tavera, who is in favor of a Philippine Republic under American protection, says that he is the most ardent defender of that idea and its principal propagandist.
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - February 14, 2006 - 12:00am
Today, February 14, 1583, is the death of Governor-General Gonzalo Ronquillo de Peñalosa, third Governor-General of the Philippines. In the lurid annals of Latin America, Father Bartolome...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - February 7, 2006 - 12:00am
Today, February 7, 1891, Felipe Buencamino, Sr. informs Dr. Jose Rizal of the status of the dispute with the Dominican over the Calamba state. A notorious invisible government existed in Spanish Philippines. This...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - January 17, 2006 - 12:00am
Today, January 17, 1901, Emilio Aguinaldo issues a manifesto protesting American cruelties in the Philippines-American War. General Tomas Mascardo, political and military governor of Zambales and Bataan, issued...
Today in the past
by Samson Lucero - January 10, 2006 - 12:00am
Today, January 10, 1899, Emilio Aguinaldo approves the hostile attitude of General Juan Cailles towards the Americans. In a reply to Cailles, he says: "I approve and applaud what you have done with the Americans......
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - December 23, 2005 - 12:00am
Today, December, 23, 1898, President Aguinaldo signs the Malolos Constitution. The most important legislative achievement of the Revolutionary Congress was the Constitution of the Philippine Republic, commonly known...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - December 20, 2005 - 12:00am
Today, December 20, 1863, the Educational Decree is promulgated to reform the educational system of the Philippines. It contains two main provisions; the establishment of a public school system and the founding of...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - December 6, 2005 - 12:00am
Today, December 6, 1898, Sandico telegraphs Aguinaldo as follows: "The difficulty last night with the American troops at the San Juan picket has been adjusted without harm. Our preparations ought to continue, pending...
Today in the past
by Samson Lucero - November 29, 2005 - 12:00am
Today, November 29, 1882, Dr. Jose Rizal writes to Revista de Madrid. In progressive Barcelona, Rizal wrote a nationalistic essay entitled Amor Patrio (Love of Country), his first article written on Spain's soil....
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - November 22, 2005 - 12:00am
Today, November 22, 1902, the submarine cable from Romblon, Romblon, to Boac, Marinduque, is laid at a distance of 121 kilometers. Insofar as progress in communication is concerned, the first modern telephone system...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - November 15, 2005 - 12:00am
Today, November 15, 1890, Dr. Jose Rizal becomes a member of the Lodge Solidaridad. The Filipino exiles of 1872 and many patriotic students abroad met in Hong Kong, Singapore, Barcelona, Madrid, Paris, London, and...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - November 13, 2005 - 12:00am
Today, November 13, 1899, Emilio Aguinaldo's retreat to Northern Luzon begins. He leaves Bayambang with his staff and a force under the command of General Gregorio del Pilar. At this point it should be recalled...
Today in the Past
by Samson Lucero - November 8, 2005 - 12:00am
Today, November 8, 1616, Fr. Bernardo de Santa Catalina, one of the first Dominican missionaries who arrived in Manila, dies in Lalloc, Nueva Segovia. It should be recalled that the first Dominicans to reach the...
TODAY IN THE PAST
by Samson Lucero - November 1, 2005 - 12:00am
Today, November 1, 1897, the Biak-na-Bato Republic is established. Its officials are Emilio Aguinaldo, President; Mariano Trias, Vice-President; Isabelo Artacho, Secretary of the Interior; Antonio Montenegro, Secretary...
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