Philippine Arts and Culture

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on Jun 27, 2008 in OTHERS Thank you very much for visiting my blog for the past few days. Merci beaucoup pour visiter mon blog pour le passé quelques jours. Muchas gracias por visitar mi blog durante los últimos días. Grazie mille per la visita del mio blog per il passat...

on Jun 22, 2008 in MANILA CENTRAL POST OFFICE JUNE 24 AWIT NG MAYNILA HISTORY MANILA 1571 June 24 is Araw ng Maynila that marks the anniversary of the foundation of the City of Manila from the old Maynilad, which was ruled by Rajah Soliman. Four hundred thirty-seven years ago, on the feast day of Saint John the Baptist, Governor Ge...

on Jun 22, 2008 in SANTO DOMINGO CHURCH ABUCAY HISTORY BATAAN JUNE 23 1647 Kapampangans defend themselves against Dutch invaders in Abukay, now Abucay, Bataan. Nearly 200 Kapampangans died, while 40 others, together with the Spanish alcalde mayor and two Dominican priests were imprisoned inside Batavia, a ship of the...

on Jun 22, 2008 in CEBU CATHEDRAL CEBU HISTORY MANILA CATHEDRAL JUNE 22 MANILA INTRAMUROS 1759 Bishop Miguel Lino de Espeleta of Cebu, son of a Spaniard in the Philippines, is appointed temporary governor general. He served as the governor general of the Philippines until July 9, 1761, when the royal order dated September 26, 1760, desig...

on Jun 20, 2008 in JUNE 20 HISTORY MANILA CATHEDRAL INTRAMUROS 1581 Fray Domingo de Salazar, OP, who arrived in Manila on July 1, 1581 together with other Jesuits and who erected the episcopal see of Manila, suffragan to Mexico by virtue of the papal bull of Pope Gregory XIII in 1578 calling for the establishme...

on Jun 20, 2008 in JUNE 18 HISTORY FORT SANTIAGO MANILA INTRAMUROS 1752 Sultan Azim un-Din and other prisoners arrive in Manila. A few other prisoners are left behind to be confirmed in a Cavite fort. The sultan and his immediate family are confined in a small hut within the Fort Santiago compound. FORT SANTIAGO...

on Jun 20, 2008 in JUNE 19 ZAMBOANGA HISTORY 1662 Zamboanga Governor Fernando de Bobadilla receives Governor General Sabiniano Manrique de Lara's order. Governor Bobadilla then order his men in Iligan, Ternate, and Calamianes to abandon their missions and hasten to Manila, where a puny force o

on Jun 20, 2008 in HISTORY JUNE 17 1724 An order commands the importation of larger quantities of Chinese silk for Mexico, a development that improves trade in Manila. CHINESE SILK Photo By MJM on Flickr REFERENCE: Totanes, Henry S. "A Timeline of Philippine History."

on Jun 20, 2008 in BINONDO CHURCH MIAG-AO CHURCH HISTORY SAN AGUSTIN CHURCH JUNE 21 MANILA ILOILO INTRAMUROS 1569 King Philip II of Spain orders Miguel Lopez de Legazpi to conquer the entire Philippine archipelago and its islands in the name of Spain. He also orders Legazpi to serve as the first governor general of the islands. Legazpi moves his bedraggled...

on Jun 15, 2008 in HISTORY JUNE 16 1581 In a letter, Governor Gonzalo Ronquillo de Peñalosa reports to King Philip II the state of affairs in the newly colonized Philippine islands, particularly the expedition sent, the improving Christianization of native Filipinos, and the financi...

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