On this day, December 29

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On this day, December 29, in 1898, the death sentence was read to Jose Rizal.

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 1998, the leaders of the Khmer Rouge apologized for the estimated 1.5M people who died during their rule in Cambodia from 1975-1979.

On this day in 1997, Hong Kong decided to kill all of its 1.4M chickens to prevent the spread of the avian flu (H5N1).

December is National Volunteers Month (Proclamation No. 55, s. 1998).

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