Today in Philippine History. On September 29, 1898, the Malolos Congress ratified the June 12, 1898 Act of the Declaration o Independence proclaimed in Kawit, Cavite.
September 29, 1637, Lorenzo Ruiz, the First Filipino Saint, was Hung Upside Down to Death in Nagasaki, Japan
Today in Philippine History. September 29, 2020 is Saint Lorenzo Ruiz's 383rd death anniversary. The first Filipino saint, also known as San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila, died as a martyr on September 29, 1637 at the age of 34. He was hung upside down in a pit by his tormentors until he suffocated to death in Nagasaki, Japan.
September 28, 1901, the People of Balangiga Samar Attacked and Killed American Soldiers and Officers
Today in Philippine History. At 6:45 AM On Saturday, September 28, 1901, hundreds of native fighters mostly armed with bolos, staged a successful surprise attack on U.S. troops who were mostly eating or lining up for breakfast in their garrison in Balangiga town, at the southern coast of Samar Island.
On September 28, 1989, President Ferdinand Marcos, 10th president of the Philippines and the longest president to stay in office, died at the age of 72 of kidney, heart and lung ailments in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was interred in a private mausoleum at Byodo-In Temple on the island of Oahu, visited daily by the Marcos family, political allies and friends.