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Nation honors Jose Rizal today


IT was President Emilio Aguinaldo of the First Philippine Republic who, on December 20, 1898, issued a decree designating December 30 of every year as a day of national mourning in honor of Jose Rizal and others who had died in the Philippine Revolution against Spain. That First Republic, unfortunately, did not last, as the Americans, then […]