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Jan 4 1897 Execution of the 15 Bicol Martyrs, in Bagumbayan
Jan 6, 1812 Birth of Melchora Aquino, "Mother of the Philippine Revolution"
Jan 11, 1897 Execution of the 13 Bagumbayan Martyrs
Jan 12, 1897 Inauguration in Madrid of the Asociacion Hispano-Filipina, a non-partisan association seeking reforms for the Philippines.
Jan 17, 1899 First raising of the Philippine Flag in Mindanao
Jan 20, 1872 Outbreak of the short-lived Cavite mutiny led by Sergeant Lamadrid, who died in action two days later.
Jan 21, 1899 The Malolos Constitution was promulgated.
Jan 23, 1899 The Philippine Republic was inaugurated in Malolos, Bulacan.
Jan 28, 1861 Birth of Maestro Julian Felipe, composer of "La Marcha Nacional Filipina," the national anthem.
Feb 4, 1899 An American sentry shoots and kills a Filipino soldier trying to cross the San Juan del Monte bridge. This started the Philippine American War
Feb 6, 1897 Execution of Roman Basa and other patriots
Feb 11,1899 Teresa Magbanua attacked the Iloilo-based American colonial forces.
Feb 15, 1889 La Solidaridad was founded in Spain
Feb 17, 1872 GOMBURZA Martyrdom
In 1872, Fathers Gomez, Burgos and Zamora were executed in Bagubayan, after a mock trial found them guilty of leading the Cavite Mutiny.
Feb 17, 1897 Battle of Zapote. Gen. Edilberto Evangelista, civil engineer and revolutionary, died in battle.
Feb 20, 1899 Battle of Mandorino, Iloilo, commanded by Gen Martin Delgado.
Feb 21, 1853 Birth of artist-patriot Felix Resureccion Hidalgo y Padilla in Binondo, Manila
Feb 25, 1986 Culmination of the EDSA Revolution
March 1, 1888 A petition written my Marcelo del Pilar and signed by 810 Filipinos, demanded expulsion of the Spanish archbishop and friars, the secularization of benefices and confiscation of the Augustinian and Dominican estates.
Mar 17 Battle of Sta. Barbara
Mar 22, 1897 Foundation of the Philippine Army
The infamous Tejeros Convention proclaimed a new revolutionary government under Gen Emilio Aguinaldo.
Mar 23, 1897 Generals Aguinaldo, Mariano Trias and Artemio Ricarte take their oaths as President, Vice-President and Captain General of the revolutionary government.
Mar 23, 1897 The 19 Martyrs of Aklan were executed
Mar 24 Battle of Pasong Santol
Mar 25 Cry at Candon in Ilocos Sur
Mar 30, 1869 Birth of Emilio Aguinaldo
Apr 3, 1898 The Cebu Revolt
Apr 9 Araw ng Kagitingan
Apr 12, 1895 The First Cry of Freedom
Apr 15, 1897 Gen. Aguinaldo orders the arrest of Andres Bonifacio
Apr 17, 1898 Gen Francisco Makabulos and other revolutionary leaders draw up and sign a constitution "for the purpose of creating a central executive committee to act as a provisionary government until a formal government of the Republic in the islands is established."
Apr 25, 1897 The Isabelo Delos Reyes Manifesto
Apr 28, 1897 Andres Bonifacio is arrested by Col. Agapito Bonzon, one of Aguinaldo's trusted aides, in Barrio Limbon, near Indang, Cavite.
May 1, 1891 The Naic Assembly
May 3-4, 1897 The Capiz Revolt
May 8, 1860 Birth of rebel bishop Gregorio Aglipay, one of the Founders of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente
May 9, 1875 Birth of Gregoria de Jesus.
May 10, 1897 Andres Bonifacio, the Supremo, was executed in Mt. Buntis
May 20, 1898 The Philippine Navy was created
May 22, 1860 Birth of Julio Nakpil, revolutionary musician and composer.
May 24, 1898 Aguinaldo formed a temporary Dictatorial Government.
May 28 to June 12, 1898 Battle of Alapan. Aguinaldo starts a new uprising againts Spain.
May 31, 1897 Revolutionary leaders setup a republican government at Biak-na-bato, San Miguel de Mayumo, Bulacan.
Jun 3, 1876 Birth of Jose Palma in Bayambang, Pangasinan. Palma was the lyricist of the National Anthem and publisher of the revolutionary newspaper La Independencia.
Jun 5, 1899 Assasination of Gen. Antonio Luna and Col. Francisco Roman, his aide-de-camp, at Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija.
Jun 12, 1898 Proclamation of Philippine Independence
Gen Emilio Aguinaldo proclaimed Philippine Independence in Kawit, Cavite
Jun 19, 1861 Birth of Dr. Jose Rizal
Dr. Jose P. Rizal, Philippine National Hero, was born in Calamba, Laguna
Jun 23, 1898 Aguinaldo changed Dictatorial Government to a Revolutionary Government.
Jun 24, 1859 Birth of Marcela Mariño de Agoncillo, who sewed the first Filipino flag raised on June 12, 1898.
Jun 24, 1899 Apolinario Mabini's decalogue
Jul 1, 1898 Spanish forces under Gen Monet surrender to the Filipino revolutionaries in Hagonoy, Bulacan.
Jul 3, 1892 Founding of the La Liga Filipina in the house of Doroteo Onjungco at Calle Ylaya in Tondo, by Dr. Jose Rizal.
Jul 6, 1892 Dr. Jose Rizal was arrested and confined to Fort Santiago by order of Gov. Gen. Eulogio Despujol.
Jul 7, 1892 Founding of the Katipunan by Andres Bonifacio at a house in Elcano St, Tondo, Manila.
Jul 14, 1899 The revolutionary congress meets and elects its officers in Tarlac, Tarlac.
Jul 23, 1864 Birth of Apolinario Mabini, the "Brains of the Revolution," in Talaga, Tanauan, Batangas.
Aug 3, 1902 Foundation of the Aglipayan Church
The Philippine Independent Church was founded by Fr. Aglipay
Aug 13, 1898 The Mock Battle of Manila. Spanish authorities at Fort Santiago surrendered after less than two hours of fighting. The terms of capitulation and occupation were signed the next days at the San Agustin Church
Aug 19, 1896 Discovery of the Katipunan by Father Mariano Gil y Guzman in Tondo, through the testimony of Teodoro Patiño, a typesetter of the El Diario del Manila.
Aug 23, 1896 Cry of Balintawak/Pugad Lawin
Outbreak of the Philippine revolution
Aug 29, 1898 Battle of Manila and Pinaglabanan
Aug 30, 1850 Birth of Marcelo H. Del Pilar
Sep 2, 1896 The revolutionary forces under Gen Mariano Llanera storm the Spanish garrison in San Isidro, Nueva Ecija.
Oct 8, 1897 Emilio Jacinto's "La Patria"
Oct 13, 1868 Birth of revolutionary heroine Teresa "Nay Isa" Magbanua in Pototan, Iloilo.
Oct 12, 1898 Battle of Batangas
Oct 22 Establishment of the Revolutionary Committee
Oct 23, 1896 The people of Taal, Lemery, Calaca and Bayungyungan rise in arms in the Battle of Batangas.
Nov 2, 1897 The Biak na Bato Republic was established in San Miguel de Mayumo, Bulacan.
Nov 11, 1896 Gen Aguinaldo and his men repulse the Spanish forces in the "Battle of Binakayan" in Cavite.
Nov 14, 1875 Birth of the boy general Gregorio del Pilar, Hero of Tirad Pass, in Bulacan, Bulacan.
Nov 17, 1898 Cry of Sta. Barbara
Nov 30, 1862 Birth of Andres Bonifacio
Dec 2, 1896 Gov. Gen. Blanco refered records of Dr. Rizal to Capt. Rafael Dominguez, with instructions to file charges.
Dec 6 1896 The trial of Dr. Jose Rizal started.
Dec 8, 1896 Lt. Gov. Gen. Camilo Garcia de Polavieja replaced Gov. Gen. Blanco, whom friars had observed to be lenient to Rizal.
Dec 10, 1898 The Treaty of Paris ceding the Philippines to the US was signed
Dec 14, 1897 The Pact of Biak na Bato was signed
Dec 15, 1875 Birth of Emilio Jacinto, Brain of the Katipunan
Dec 17, 1826 Birth of Graciano Lopez-Jaena
Dec 26, 1896 Dr. Jose Rizal was sentenced to death. Two days later, the court decided on death by musketry.
Dec 30, 1896 Martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal
Dr. Jose Rizal was executed at the Bagumbayan field(Luneta).

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