On this day, January 26, is the birthday of National Artists Daisy H. Avellana (1917) and Napoleon Abueva (1930).
On this day, in 1788 Arthur Philip established the first English colony in Australia. He brought there the first prisoners that England threw on this continent.
On this day, in 1905, the largest and most beautiful diamond in history was discovered in the Transvaal (South Africa) and it was named the Cullinan Diamond.
Today is National MicroInsurance Month (Proclamation No. 1212, s.2007)
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