Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.
Published Saturday, September 17, 2005 by jafiti | E-mail this post
1871 Birth of General Francisco Makabulos, Revolutionary leader in La Paz, Tarlac. Died on April 30, 1922. 1898 Uprising of the Guardia Civil in Neuva Caceres. 1899 The gunboat Urdaneta is captured by the Filipinos and her commander and members of the crew killed. 1900 General Juan Cailles defeats Coronel Cheatham's troops in the Battle of Mabitac, Laguna 1901 The tariff laws of the Islands are revised, readjusted and amended. 1935 The first election under the new constitution of the Philippines is held. Manuel L. Quezon is elected President of the Commonwealth. 1944 Mindanao and Visayas, besides Legaspi and Ligao, both in Albay, experience air attacks from the American forces.