Tag Archives: People

Benjamin Arda (Golf)

Benjamin Arda (Golf) is the 3rd Hall of Fame Awards Enshrinee. 16 World Cup of Golf Appearances 9 Asian Circuit Golf Wins (1963, 1967, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 19790 4 Japan Golf Tour Wins (1973, 1976, 1977) 3 Philippine Open Wins (1961, 1963, 1979) Born on June 3, 1929, Ben Arda’s legacy in the golf scene started… Read More »

Ric Ramasola

  Who is Ric Ramasola? The man behind the name is Teodorico “Ric” Ramasola. He was born on October 23, 1936 in Maribojoc, Bohol to parents Ponciano Ramasola and Presentacion Martinez Ramasola. Ponciano, an artist himself, had worked in a sculpture and photography shop in Manila in the 1920s and later established his own photography studio in Maribojoc.… Read More »

First female associate justice of the Philippines Supreme Court

  Who is the first female associate justice of the Philippines Supreme Court? On November 22, 1913, jurist and politician Cecilia Muñoz-Palma was born in Bauan, Batangas. After earning her law degree at the University of the Philippines and topping the bar examinations in 1937, she proceeded to study at Yale University where she earned her Master of… Read More »

Mother of the Philippine Red Cross

  Mother of the Philippine Red Cross: Trinidad Tecson Trinidad Tecson, the fierce Filipina revolutionary leader, and eskrima fighter was born in San Miguel de Mayumo (now San Miguel), Bulacan on November 18, 1848. A veteran in combat, she joined the Katipunan in 1895 and fought and aided in Philippine Revolution and Philippine-American War. Born as the daughter… Read More »

On this day, November 18

  On this day November 18, in 1928, politician Salvador H. Laurel was born in Paco, Manila to Jose P. Laurel, who served as the President of the Second Philippine Republic, and Pacencia Valencia Hidalgo. A noted opposition leader during the Marcos dictatorship, he ran as vice-president to Corazon C. Aquino during the 1986 Snap Elections and won.… Read More »