September 22, 1943, the Philippine National Anthem and the National Flag were Declared Official Symbols
Today in Philippine History. The Philippine national anthem and the national flag were declared official symbols by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 211 September 22, 1943.
Today in Philippine History. Presidential Decree No. 557, was signed by President Ferdinand Edralin Marcos, on September 21, 1974.
Today in Philippine History. President Ferdinand E. Marcos signed Proclamation No. 1081 on September 21, 1972, placing the Philippines under Martial Law.
Today in Philippines. On September 21, 1944, President Laurel proclaimed martial law in the Philippines (it came into effect on September 22).
Today in Philippine History. Ambassador Carlos P. Romulo, the head of the 1949 Philippine delegation to the United Nations (UN) was elected President of fourth General Assembly on September 21, 1949.
September 18, 1891, Dr. Jose Rizal Wrote to Jose Ma. Basa that He will Proceed to Hong Kong with 800 Copies of the El Filibusterismo
Dr. Jose Rizal began the printing of his second novel, El Filibusterismi (Reign of Greed), and a sequel to the Noli Me Tangere. On September 18, 1891, the book came off the press in Ghent, Belgium. On the same date, Rizal wrote to Jose Ma. Basa that "he could be expected in Hong Kong by November with eightt hundred copies of the Fili.
Today in Philippine History. On September 14, 1815, Manila galleon ((“Nao de China” or “Nao de Acapulco”), Spanish sailing vessel that made an annual round trip (one vessel per year) across the Pacific between Manila, in the Philippines, and Acapulco, in present Mexico, ended a few years before Mexico gained independence from Spain in 1821.
Today in Philippine History. September 13, 1907, he was hanged for banditry inside the Old Bilibid Prison in Manila, together with Col. Lucio de Vega.
Today in Philippine History. Gabriela Silang, the country’s Joan of Arc, led the Filipino rebels and marched with her followers to take Vigan on September 10, 1763, but the Spanish stronghold there was expecting them and her army was ambushed. She was captured and on that same day, was put to death publicly by hanging.
Today in Philippine History. On September 8, 1954, the eight-member Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO), intended primarily to deter the further spread of communism in Southeast Asia, was founded in Manila.
September 6, 1955, the Laurel-Langley Agreement was Approved by both the American and Philippine Governments
Today in Philippine History. Negotiations between Senator Jose P. Laurel and James M. Langey started in December, 1954. Upon the conclusion of the said negotiation, the Laurel-Langley Agreement was signed and approved by both the American and Philippine governments on September 6, 1955, during the Magsaysay administration.
“Get out of your country, From your family And from your father’s house, To a land that I will show you. I will make you a great nation; I will bless you And make your name great; And you shall be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, And I will curse him who curses you; And in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” (Genesis 12:1-3, NKJV)
Today in Philippine History. September 4, 1943, the Japanese-sponsored Constitution was Approved.
Today in Philippine History. September 3, 1898, La Independencia Came Out with Its First Issue.
Today in Philippine History. The Battle of Imus was Gen. Aguinaldo’s first victory, it is a battle against the Spanish troops under the command of General Ernesto Aguirre’s command.
In a resolution, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Board of Commissioners adopted the report submitted by the panel that reviewed the issue surrounding the site of the 1521 Easter Sunday Mass in the Philippines. signed on 15 July 2020 Resolution No. 2, s. 2020 was signed on July 15, 2020. In the report, the panel recommended Limasawa, Southern Leyte, as the site of the said event.
Today in Philippine History. Due to the spread of rebellion led by Andres Bonifacio and the Katipunan, Spanish Governor-General Ramon Blanco declared a "state of war" in the provinces of Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Pampanga, Tarlac, Laguna, Batangas, and Nueva Ecija and place them under martial law on August 30, 1896. The declaration also provided a 48-hour amnesty to rebels except for their leaders.
Today in Philippine History. The Mutual Defense Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of the Philippines was signed on August 30, 1951 in Washington, D. C., by President Harry Truman and President Elpidio Quirino.
Today in Philippine History. August 29, 1916, the Philippine Autonomy Act of 1916, was Approved.
Characteristic of both Deuteronomy and the Books of Joshua and Judges are the strong moral notes, the sermonic style and the emphasis on the word of God spoken through the leader, whether Moses or Joshua or one of the judges.
“God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.” (Psalm 46:1, NKJV)
Today in Philippine History. July 10, 1934, election of delegates to a constitutional convention pursuant the Tydings-McDuffie Law of 1934 was held. 202 delegates were elected to the said convention which drafted the Philippine Constitution of 1935.
“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” (Hebrews 12:1-2, NKJV)