Tag Archives: On This Day

On this day, April 12

Today in History, April 12, in 1895, after a week-long journey into the mountains of San Mateo, Morong (Rizal), Andres Bonifacio and 8 leaders of the Katipunan reached the Pamitinan Cave and wrote on the cave walls, “Viva la Independencia Filipina. In Jan 1892, an underground org known as the Katipunan was conceptualized, but it was only on… Read More »

On this day, April 5

On this day, April 5 Today in History, April 5, in 1580, 8 years after being organized into an encomienda, Pangasinan was organized under the Spanish colonial government into a province (Provincia de Pangasinán) ruled by an alcalde mayor. This was the acknowledged date of the founding of the said Philippine province. Prior to the Spanish incursions on… Read More »

On this day, March 31

On this day, March 31 On this day, March 31, in 1521, 500 years ago, the 1st recorded Catholic Mass in the Philippines was celebrated in Limasawa, Southern Leyte, on Easter Sunday, officiated by ship chaplain Pedro de Valderrama, & attended by Rajas Kolambu and Siau, with Magellan and crew. After journeying westward from Spain in 1519 to… Read More »

On this day, March 14

On this day, March 14 On this day, March 14, in 2020, Community quarantine in Metro Manila has been formally effective to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Land, air, and sea travels to and from the National Capital Region (NCR) are strictly prohibited. Sa araw na ito, March 14, taong 2020, Pormal na naging epektibo… Read More »

On this day, March 2

On this day, March 2, in 1847 , Cayetano Arellano, first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, was born in Udyong (now Orion), Bataan. He set the foundation for the Philippine judiciary. Born to Don Servando Arellano, a Spaniard, and Crisfora Lonzon of Bataan, Cayetano Arellano was a working student in his early years, finishing… Read More »