March 1, 1888, some native Filipinos and mestizos presented a petition demanding explusion of the friars
On March 1, 1888, some native Filipinos and mestizos marched in procession to the official residence of Jose Centeno and presented a petition demanding the immediate expulsion of the friars […]
President Ferdinand Marcos on February 28, 1986 delivered his message to the Filipino people.
On February 27, 1945, General Douglas MacArthur, solemnly declared that in behalf of the Government of the United States, "the full powers and responsibilities under the Constitution restored to the Commonwealth of the Philippines whose seat is here reestablished as provided by law".
February 26, 1903, Apolinario Mabini, the sublime paralytic, took the oath of allegiance to the United States
Today in Philippine History February 26, 1903, Apolinario Mabini, the sublime paralytic took the oath of allegiance to the United States.Apolinario Mabini was the head of Emilio Aguinaldo's cabinet until May 7, 1899. He was named the sublime paralytic by his admirers.
On February 22, 1889, Dr. Jose Rizal wrote a letter to a group of young women of Malolos supporting their plan of putting up a night school.
In the afternoon of February 13, 1565, Legazpi cast anchor in the bay called Cibabao. Two days after Legazpi's fleet anchored, February 15, 1565, possession was taken of the island in the king’s name.
February 13, 1565, Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi and his troops arrived in the Philippines and landed on the shores of Cibabao (present day Samar island).
Today in Philippine History. On February 7, 1986, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) conducted the presidential and vice-presidential "snap" elections with incumbent President Ferdinand E. Marcos and former Senate President and Foreign Minister Arturo M. Tolentino running against the tandem of Mrs. Corazon C. Aquino and former Senator Salvador H. Laurel.
Today in Philippine History. On February 4, 1899 at about eight o'clock in the evening, Private William Walter Grayson fired the first shot that triggered the Filipino-American War.