Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.
Published Wednesday, September 07, 2005 by jafiti | E-mail this post
1522 Sebastian del Cano arrives at San Lucar de Barrameda with only 18 men after sailing three years with Magellan. 1626 Death of Blas de la Madre de Dios, a Franciscan father, founder of the town of Morong, Rizal, and author of Flora de Filipinas, a dissertation on the medicinal properties of plants in the Philippines. 1840 Birth of Regino Garcia y Basa, artist, botanist and forester, instructor in printing at the University of Santo Tomas and director of walks and gardens and parks for Manila. Died on July 16, 1916. 1946 President Manuel A. Roxas signs RA. No. 14 which changes the name of Tayabas to Quezon, in honor of the late President Quezon.