On this day, March 19, in 1986, the Presidential Committee on Human Rights was established through EO No. 8 s.1986.
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 2003, President George W Bush ordered the bombing of Baghdad. This was the beginning of the Iraq War that ousted Saddam Hussein.
On this day in 1800 Alexander von Humboldt and Aime Bonpland discovered and caught electric eels. They were then in S. America exploring the Orinoco River.
March is Fire Prevention Month (Proclamation No. 115-A, s. 1966)
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