Melchora Aquino - Wikipedia
Melchora Aquino, "Tandang Sora" (1812-1919) was called the "Mother of the Philippine Revolution," and was the first Filipina to appear on Philippine banknotes. She lived to be 107 years old.
University of the Philippines: 30 Facts About Philippines' Premier University
As a tribute to its commitment in shaping the minds of future Filipino leaders, here are facts you might not know about University of the Philippines (UP).
Map of The Philippines During Spanish Advent Circa 1521-1624 AD
A map based on my brief research that I've been reading on about the history of the Spanish arrival of the Philippines during the 16th - 17th Century. While trying to understand the timeline and feel of this particular time in order to further create the world I want for the "Makiling/Kafagway Project" (which I will discuss more in the future once I have all the content together), I decided to document the locations and brief events that shaped the Spanish colonization of the Islands. After…
13 Facts That Prove Antonio Luna Was An All-Around Badass
Other than his untimely demise, we should also not forget that Antonio Luna was a man who had many impressive achievements during his lifetime.
September 21, 1971 - Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos signs Proclamation N°1081, although it was only announced to the population two days later. Proclamation N°1081 placed the entire country under martial law and marked therefore the beginning of Marcos' autoritarian rule. Martial Law was formally lifted on January 17, 1981, six months before the presidential elections, which were conveniently won by Marcos (the opposition boycotted the election). #history #philippines #marcos
The quotation is part of General Aguinaldo's speech at Barasoain Church in Bulacan, on January 23, 1899, during the innauguration of the 1st Philippine Republic. #philippine history #history