On this day, January 22, is the birthday of National Artists Vicente S. Manansala (1910) and Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero (1910)
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, .
On this day in 1973, the US Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade declared the existence of laws prohibiting abortion as a violation of the Right of women to have a private life.
On this day in 1939, for the first time, Columbia University scientists succeeded in breaking apart a uranium atom. This is the recognized beginning of the Manhattan Project which would develop the first atomic bomb.
January is National Microinsurance Month (Proclamation No. 1212, s. 2007)
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