On January 21, 1961, Senator Ferdinand E. Marcos was elected president of the Liberal Party at a convention held in a cabaret in Santa Ana, Manila, after having withdrawn his candidacy for the party's presidential nomination.
November 24, 1972, Marcos Invited Business Leaders to a Dialogue in Malacañang to Reform the Private Sector
On November 24, 1972, President Ferdinand Marcos, invited the lords and ladies of Philippine business to the Maharlika Hall in Malacañang Palace to a dialogue to reform the private sector.
October 17, 1966, President Marcos Signed EO No. 50 Creating the Rice and Corn Production Coordinating Council
On October 17, 1966, President Ferdinand Marcos, signed Executive Order No. 50 creating the Rice and Corn Production Coordinating Council (RCPCC), and directing RCPCC to "assume the sole power and responsibility of implementing the Rice and Corn Production Program". The Executive Order also abolished the now redundant Rice and Corn Administation created in January 15, 1964.
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.
Today in Philippine History. President Ferdinand E. Marcos signed Proclamation No. 1081 on September 21, 1972, placing the Philippines under Martial Law.