On this day, April 16

On this day, April 16, in 1837 the Philippine representation in the Spanish Cortes was dissolved after 27 years.

The official calendar of the Republic of the Philippines: an almanac of Philippine commemorations enlivened with illustrations and information. –Manila: Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office, [2014].

On this day in 2007, the worst mass shooting in the US happened, 33 people died at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia.

On this day in 1943, Albert Hofmann observed the hallucinogenic effects of his chemical invention LSD or lysergic acid diethylamide.

This month of April is Vacation Hazards Prevention Month (Proclamation No. 115-A, s. 1966)s. 2008)

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