31 December, 1882

TODAY IN PHILIPPINE HISTORY The government tobacco monopoly ceased, when the tobacco cultivation and trade were handed over to private

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30 December, 1896

TODAY IN PHILIPPINE HISTORY Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippines’ National Hero, was executed by firing squad at Bagumbayan (now Luneta

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29 December, 1838

TODAY IN PHILIPPINE HISTORY Luis Lardizabal was appointed governor general of the Philippines until February 1841. Lardizabal was the one

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24 December, 1941

TODAY IN PHILIPPINE HISTORY President Manuel L. Quezon transferred the seat of the Commonwealth Government to Corregidor island at the

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