Tag Archives: People

Who invented banana ketchup?

  Maria Ylagan Orosa is known as the one who invented banana ketchup. She is a Filipino food scientist and chemist. She is also a war hero. She developed numerous culinary innovations that helped address malnutrition and saved countless lives during world war II. Archaeologists have recently discovered her grave. Did you know that during World War II,… Read More »

Ladislao Diwa

  Ladislao Diwa is a lawyer, patriot, and teacher. He co-founded the Katipunan together with Andres Bonifacio, Teodoro Plata, Valentin Diaz, Deodato Arellano, and two others. Katipunan was established on the evening of 7 July 1892 after the arrest and exile of Jose Rizal was announced. The Katipunan is a secret organization to overthrow the foreign government (Spain).… Read More »

Who is EDS in EDSA?

  EDS in EDSA is Epifanio De Los Santos. He is a scholar, lawyer, historian, journalist jurist, philosopher, bibliophile, biographer, philologist, painter, poet, musician, literary critic, politician, librarian, translator, linguist, researcher, philanthropist, and a Filipino genius. He is considered great among Filipino Scholars. EDSA, the longest and foremost street of the Philippines and the most popular Philippine road… Read More »

Anselmo Day-ag

  Who is Anselmo Day-ag? Anselmo Day-ag is a sculptor. He is the builder of the following: Marcos bust in La Union, Lion’s head in Baguio City, Eagle arch in La Union, Battle of Mactan in Cebu, Quezon Memorial; in Hundred Islands in Pangasinan, Yamashita shrine in Kiangan Ifugao. Aside from the above, he also builds many others.… Read More »

Father of Tagalog Novel

  Valeriano P. Fernandez Y Peña is considered as the Father of Tagalog Novel. In 1905, he wrote “Nena and Neneng,” the first-ever novel published in the Philippine language. Valeriano was born on December 12, 1858, and he passed away on September 7, 1922.