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. September 4, 1943, the Japanese-sponsored Constitution was Approved.
Today in Philippine History. September 3, 1898, La Independencia Came Out with Its First Issue.
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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.
Today in Philippine History. On August 22, 1977, President Ferdinand Marcos ordered the lifting of curfew throughout the country.