On this day, January 12, in 1889, the Hispano-Filipino Association was established in Madrid, consisting of Filipinos and Catalans who promote the propaganda movement.
On this day in 2010, a magnitude-7.0 earthquake shook Haiti, killing 200000.
On this day in 1984, the restorers of the Great Pyramids of Egypt stopped using modern materials such as cement and returned to the interlocking blocks system used by the ancient Egyptians. They discovered that cement destroys the pyramids.
January is General Orientation on Safety and Prevention Month (Proclamation No. 115-A, s. 1966)
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