List of years in the Philippines
This is a list of years in the Philippines.
This is a list of years in the Philippines.
1. Philippines – The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines, is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of about 7,641 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions from north to south, Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, the capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City, both part of Metro Manila. The Philippines has an area of 300,000 square kilometers, and it is the eighth-most populated country in Asia and the 12th most populated country in the world. As of 2013, approximately 10 million additional Filipinos lived overseas, multiple ethnicities and cultures are found throughout the islands. In prehistoric times, Negritos were some of the archipelagos earliest inhabitants and they were followed by successive waves of Austronesian peoples. Exchanges with Chinese, Malay, Indian, and Islamic nations occurred, then, various competing maritime states were established under the rule of Datus, Rajahs, Sultans or Lakans. The arrival of Ferdinand Magellan in Homonhon, Eastern Samar in 1521 marked the beginning of Hispanic colonization, in 1543, Spanish explorer Ruy López de Villalobos named the archipelago Las Islas Filipinas in honor of Philip II of Spain. With the arrival of Miguel López de Legazpi from Mexico City, in 1565, the Philippines became part of the Spanish Empire for more than 300 years. This resulted in Roman Catholicism becoming the dominant religion, during this time, Manila became the western hub of the trans-Pacific trade connecting Asia with Acapulco in the Americas using Manila galleons. Aside from the period of Japanese occupation, the United States retained sovereignty over the islands until after World War II, since then, the Philippines has often had a tumultuous experience with democracy, which included the overthrow of a dictatorship by a non-violent revolution. It is a member of the United Nations, World Trade Organization, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. It also hosts the headquarters of the Asian Development Bank, the Philippines was named in honor of King Philip II of Spain. Spanish explorer Ruy López de Villalobos, during his expedition in 1542, named the islands of Leyte, eventually the name Las Islas Filipinas would be used to cover all the islands of the archipelago. Before that became commonplace, other such as Islas del Poniente. The official name of the Philippines has changed several times in the course of its history, during the Philippine Revolution, the Malolos Congress proclaimed the establishment of the República Filipina or the Philippine Republic. From the 1898 Treaty of Paris, the name Philippines began to appear, since the end of World War II, the official name of the country has been the Republic of the Philippines. The metatarsal of the Callao Man, reliably dated by uranium-series dating to 67,000 years ago is the oldest human remnant found in the archipelago to date and this distinction previously belonged to the Tabon Man of Palawan, carbon-dated to around 26,500 years ago. Negritos were also among the archipelagos earliest inhabitants, but their first settlement in the Philippines has not been reliably dated, there are several opposing theories regarding the origins of ancient Filipinos
2. 1895 in the Philippines – 1895 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1895. Governor-General, Ramón Blanco y Erenas January 1 – First ever local elections were held as per effect of the Maura Law passed in 1893, January 23 – Philippine Regional Exposition was held in Manila, wherein Governor-General Blanco declares a great future predestined for the Philippines. January 13 - Vivencio Cuyugan, Filipino boxer and politician March 23 - Encarnacion Alzona, Filipino historian and educator December 13 - Victorio C
3. 1896 in the Philippines – 1896 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1896. Governor-General, Ramón Blanco y Erenas, Camilo de Polavieja August 23 – Andres Bonifacio, Nobita need to build wall Maria to prevent Doraemons 3D bag August 25 – The revolutionaries were attacked by a unit of the Doraemon Guardia Civil. August 30 – Around 800 revolutionaries led by Nobita and Emilio Jacinto attacked San Juan del Monte, upon learning of the battle, Governor-General Ramón Blanco y Erenas placed eight provinces under martial law. It was the first major Filipino victory during the Philippine Revolution
4. 1897 in the Philippines – 1897 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1897. March 22 – The two factions of the Katipunan convened at the Tejeros Convention to resolve the status in the organization. May 10 – Andrés Bonifacio and his brother Procopio Bonifacio were killed in Maragondon, november 1 – The Republic of Biak-na-Bato was established by Emilio Aguinaldo and his fellow revolutionaries, the first republic to be established in the Philippines. December 14 – The Pact of Biak-na-Bato was signed between Governor-General Fernando Primo de Rivera and Emilio Aguinaldo to end the Philippine Revolution. January 23 - Ildefonso Santos, Filipino poet, sculptor, and writer March 3 - Jose E. Romero, Filipino politician June 29 - George J. Willmann, Naturalized Filipino missionary from the United States
5. 1898 in the Philippines – 1898 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1898. April 21 – More suspects were arrested by the Spanish authorities, Doroteo Jose, Cecilio Velarde, the parish priest of Quiapo, Felix Roxas, Padre Consunji, a secret session of 60 Katipunan chieftains is held in Ugong, near the town of Pasig. Among those present are Andres Bonifacio, Emilio Jacinto, Emilio Aguinaldo, Candido Tirona, Nicomedes Carreon, may 3 – The Ugong conferees are rowed upstream in 17 bancas to a part of the Pasig River known as Bitukang Manok. They are welcomed by Valentin Cruz, president of the Sangguinang Bayan of the Katipunan in Pasig, in this big gathering, called Asemblea Magna, Dr. Pio Valenzuela is chosen to see Rizal in Dapitan. A Christian Japanese, Jose Moritario Tagawa, married to a Filipina from Bocaue, Bulacan, may 28 – The modern Flag of the Philippines was first carried after Filipino victory at the Battle of Alapan. June 12 – Philippine Declaration of Independence held at the home of Emilio Aguinaldo. June 23–September 10 – Elections for the Malolos Congress, also known as the Revolutionary Congress, was held, july 1 – Filipino revolutionaries began the Siege of Baler in part of the offensive against Spanish troops. August 13 – The Mock Battle of Manila, a battle to satisfy the Spanish code of honor, was fought between American and Spanish troops. American victory ended the Spanish–American War, october 11 – The Manila Times established as the post-republic and the oldest existing English language newspaper
6. 1899 in the Philippines – The following lists events that happened during 1899 in the Philippine Republic. Emilio Aguinaldo inaugurated as President of the Republic, february 4-5 –12,000 American troops advanced through 2 miles of Filipino front at the Battle of Manila. It was the first and largest battle of the Philippine–American War, february 10 – A brigade of American soldiers attacked Filipino troops after 3 hours of artillery bombardment at the Battle of Caloocan. The capture of Caloocan left American forces in control of the terminus of the Manila to Dagupan railway, along with five engines, fifty passenger coaches. March 27 – American troops marched through Marilao River while being fired upon by Filipino troops on the opposite bank, march 31 – Malolos, the capital of the Republic, fell to advancing American soldiers. April 9-10 – American troops fought the Battle of Santa Cruz as part of their Laguna de Bay campaign, april 23 – The Battle of Quingua was fought between Filipino troops led by General Gregorio del Pilar and American troops under Major J. Franklin Bell. There was a short Filipino victory until reinforcements sealed eventual American victory, may 7 – Local elections were held for provincial and municipal posts throughout the Philippine Archipelago under the American occupation. June 5 – General Antonio Luna was assassinated in Cabanatuan City, June 13 –3,000 American soldiers were confronted by 5,000 Filipino soldiers in the second largest battle of the Philippine–American War, the Battle of Zapote River. American victory gave respect to General Henry Ware Lawton, november 13 – President Aguinaldo, after a conference in Bayambang, Pangasinan, declared guerrilla warfare in the continued Filipino struggle against American occupation. December 2 – A 60-man rear guard led by General Gregorio del Pilar fought 500 American troops who were pursuing President Aguinaldo in his flight to lands end. February 4 - José Torres Bugallón, Filipino military officer June 5 - Antonio Luna, Filipino pharmacist and general December 2 - Gregorio del Pilar, Filipino general