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Marcos was elected president of the Liberal Party at a convention held in a cabaret in Santa Ana, Manila, after having withdrawn his candidacy for the party's presidential nomination.
On December 30, 1896, Dr. Jose Protacio Rizal, the greatest man of the Malayan race, was shot to death at Bagumbayan (present day Luneta or Rizal park), Manila, by a firing squad of native soldiers, on the accusation of political conspiracy and sedition, and rebellion against the Spanish government in the Philippines.
Hanukkah is a Jewish Festival that celebrates the recapture of the temple from the Seleucids and its rededication (165 or 164 BC) by Judas Maccabee. This year’s celebration begins on Thursday, December 10, at sundown and ends on Friday, December 18.
On November 30, 1863, Andres Bonifacio, the Father of the Philippine Revolution and one of the founders of the Katipunan, was born in the present day Tondo, Manila to Santiago Bonifacio and Catalina de Castro.
November 29, 1898, the Revolutionary Government of General Emilio Aguinaldo, Proclaimed the Separation of Church and State
Article 5 of the Constitution states, “The State recognizes the freedom and equality of all beliefs, as well as the separation of Church and State.”
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.
November 24, 1900, Otis Telegraphed Washington that the Claim to Government by the Filipinos can be Made no Longer
On November 24, 1900, General Otis telegraphed Washington that the claim to government by the "insurgents can be made no longer under any fiction".