On this day, March 13

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On this day, March 13 | @paradaNHS

On this day, March 13, is the death anniversary of National Scientist Encarnacion Alzona (2001).

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 2013, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, archbishop of Buenos Aires, was elected pope. He took the name Francis I.

On this day in 1930 Clyde W Tombaugh discovered Pluto. It was recognized as a planet until 2006.

March is Women’s Role in History Month (Proclamation No. 227, s. 1988)

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