Manuel L. Quezon in 1935

Manuel L. Quezon in 1935

Manuel L. Quezon was inaugurated president on November, 1935. Considered to be the first Filipino President of the Philippine Commonwealth under the United States. He was famous for his remarks: “I prefer a country run like hell by Filipinos to...
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Manila History Tidbits part 2

1834 – Manila port opened by the Spanish colonial government for trading. 1896 – Rizal was executed at Bagumbayan Field of what is now popularly called Luneta Park. Revolution ensued because of it. 1897 – The Katipunan was replaced by...
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Manila History Tidbits

Some Manila history highlights that might be helpful to you. Will add more in the future. 1571 – Miguel Lopez de Legazpi arrived in Manila, and became the governor general. As a result Catholicism spread like wildfire. 1646 – Spaniards...
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