On this day, February 2

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On this day, February 2, in 1987 the ratification of the 1987 Constitution took place by virtue of a national plebiscite.

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 1990 President FW de Klerk of South Africa lifted the ban on the African National Congress organization. Later, he freed Nelson Mandela and ended the apartheid system in the country.

On this day in 1935, Leonard Keeler used his lie detector machine invention in Portage, WI to examine two criminals. The result was accepted in court as evidence and Cecil Loniello and Tony Grignano were found guilty of assault.

February is Philippine Heart Month (Proclamation No. 1096, s. 1972)

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