On this day, March 12

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On this day, March 12 | @paradaNHS

On this day, March 12, in 1973, Senator Benigno S Aquino Jr and Jose W Diokno were arrested and imprisoned at Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija. Today is also the death day of Manlilikha ng Bayan Darhata Sawabi (2005).

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 1947, American President Harry Truman announced his “Truman Doctrine” when he asked the US Congress to provide financial aid for Greece and Turkey, both of which were in danger of becoming communist countries.

On this day in 1864, Coca-Cola first appeared on the market, invented by Dr. John Pemberton of Atlanta.

March is Tax Consciousness Month (Proclamation No. 1239, s. 1974)

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