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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18 December, 1856

TODAY IN PHILIPPINE HISTORY Graciano Lopez Jaena, one of the pillars of the Reform Movement during the Spanish occupation, was

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15 December, 1875

TODAY IN PHILIPPINE HISTORY Emilio Jacinto, the so-called “Brains of the Revolution”, was born in Trozo, Tondo, Manila to Mariano

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14 December, 1897

TODAY IN PHILIPPINE HISTORY The Truce of Biak-na-Bato (Pact of Biak-na-Bato) was signed by General Emilio Aguinaldo and Spanish Governor-General

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