Tag: On This Day

On This Day, May 14

  On this day, May 14, in 1850, Filipino dentist, reformist, and patron of the arts Bonifacio Flores Arevalo was born. He learned dentistry from his uncle and foster father Don Jose Arevalo (also known as Capitan Cheng-Cheng), the first Filipino...

On This Day, May 12

  On this day, May 12, in 1964 the Philippines established diplomatic ties with the European Economic Community (EEC). The European Economic Community was a regional organization which aimed to bring about economic integration among its member states. It was created...

On This Day, May 10

  On this day, on May 10, 1956, the Reparations Agreement between the Philippines and Japan was signed in Manila. Under the agreement, $550-million worth of Japanese goods and services will be delivered to The Philippines, as Japan’s reparation and settlement...