October 30, 1919, Flag Day was declared by Governor-General Francis Burton Harrison following the passage of Act No. 2827 of the Philippine Legislature restoring the use of the Filipino Flag.
A newly-released documentary on Pope Francis’ life and ministry entitled “Francesco”, contains comments from the pope on civil union. The comments however, were the result editing particular phrases from a papal interview. The director, Evgeny Afineevsky presented the statements as a cohesive whole, as if Pope Francis had said them one right after the other.
October 27, 2002, the GSIS Purchased Juan Luna’s “Parisian Life” Painting at an Auction in Hong Kong
Today in Philippine History. October 27, 2002, the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) purchased Juan Luna's "Parisian Life" painting at Christie’s in Hong Kong at the price of $870000 (around P45.4 to P46 million).
Lolong and a giant croc!