Philippine Historical Events in July

Philippine Historical Events in July

Day Year Event
1 1902 Philippine Bill of 1902 was approved by US Congress providing for the establishment of a Civil government of the Philippines
1 1973 San Juanico Bridge with a span of 2,162 meters was inaugurated. The bridge linked the islands of Samar and Leyte.
2 1902 American President Theodore Roosevelt signed into law the Philippine Bill of 1902 which became the Organic Law of the Philippines.
2 1960 Birth of Maria Lourdes “Meilou” Aranal Sereno, Chief Justice from 2012 to 2018
3 1892 La Liga Filipina was organized to promote the aims of the Propaganda Movement.
4 1942 “Mindanao Death March” happened in Northern Mindanao when The Japanese forces forced Filipino and American soldiers to march from Marawi (then called Dansalan) to Iligan in Lanao.
4 1946 The Philippines was granted independence by the United States.
5 1924 The Philippines participated in the summer Olympics for the first time. The event was held in Paris, France.
5 1945 General MacArthur announced the liberation of the Philippines from the Japanese Forces.
6 1814 Cagsawa, Albay was merged with Daraga, Albay due to depopulation in the aftermath of Mt. Mayon eruption.
6 1949 Birth of Vice-President Manuel De Castro Jr. in Pola, Oriental Mindoro
6 1987 Executive Order No. 209 or the Family Code of the Philippines was signed by President Corazon C. Aquino
7 1864 Isabelo de los Reyes was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. He was a politician, author, labor activist and the original founder of Iglesia Filipina Independiente.
7 1892 The KKK or the Katipunan Movement was founded in Tondo, Manila.
8 1974 Inauguration of the Folk Arts Theater.
9 1948 The Philippines formally joined the World Health Organization (WHO) as a state member.
9 1990 President Aquino signed Republic Act No. 6957 or the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law.
10 1934 The Filipinos went to polls to elect delegates to the constitutional convention to draft a Philippine Constitution.
11 1860 Birth of General Pio Del Pilar in Makati
11 1869 Birth of General Pio Valenzuela from whom the city of Valenzuela was named after. He was the recruiting officer of the Katipunan. He became the first mayor of Polo (Valenzuela today) and also elected governor of Bulacan.
12 2016 An arbitration tribunal at The Hague rejected China’s claim over the West Philippine Sea.
13 1852 Birth of Juan Araneta in Bago City, Negros Occidental. He was a revolutionary leader and founder of the so-called Negros Republic
14 1898 General Emilio Aguinaldo established El Heraldo de la Revolucion as the official organ of the Revolutionary Government.
15 1892 Dr. Jose Rizal was exiled to Dapitan, Zamboanga Del Norte.
16 1990 The great earthquake damaged Baguio City, Pangasinan Province, and many areas of Central Luzon.
17 1948 Quezon City was made the Capital of the Philippines by virtue of Republic Act no. 333.
18 1959 10th Boy Scout World Jamboree formally opened in Makiling, Laguna.
19 1934 Election for delegates to the Constitutional Convention was held as mandated by the Tydings-McDuffie Act.
20 1826 Birth of Margarita Roxas de Ayala, founder of Colegio de la Concordia
21 1969 Dipolog became a city by virtue of Republic Act 5520 and was made capital of Zamboanga Del Norte.
22 1854 Bohol became a separate province from Cebu
22 1888 Organization of the Associacion Hispano-Filipina to secure reforms for the Philippines.
23 1864 Apolinario Mabini, the Sublime Paralytic, was born in Tanauan City, Batangas.
23 1934 Birth of Benito Vergara – 2001 National Scientist
23 2018 Approval of Republic Act No. 11310 or the “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) Act”
24 1890 Guillermo Tolentino was born in Malolos, Bulacan. He was a sculptor and National Artist who designed the UP Oblation and the Bonifacio Monument in Caloocan City
25 1915 Chief Justice Enrique Fernando was born in Manila.
25 1931 Birth of Dr. Perla Dizon Santos-ocampo – 2010 National Scientist
25 1994 President Fidel Ramos approved Republic Act 7916 or the Tourism Economic Zone Act
26 1856 Birth of revolutionary leader PantaleĆ³n Valmonte in Gapan City, Nueva Ecija
26 1941 Philippine Reserve and Regular Force were incorporated into the United States Army to be known as the US Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE).
26 2018 President Rodrigo Duterte Signed Republic Act no. 11054 known as Bangsamoro Organic Law .
26 2021 For the first time ever, the Philippines bagged the gold medal at the Olympics courtesy of Hidilyn Diaz who won in weightlifting in Tokyo, Japan.
27 1914 Establishment of the Iglesia Ni Cristo in Sta. Ana, Manila
27 1921 Dr. Pablo C. Campos was born in Dasmarinas City, Cavite. He was named National Scientist in 1988 for his work in the medical sciences.
27 1946 The remains of President Manuel Quezon arrived in Manila from the United States where he passed away.
28 1963 24 Filipino Boy Scouts and Senior Scout delegates perished in an airplane crash in the Arabian Sea en route to the 11th World Jamboree in Greece.
28 1986 First issue of the Philippine Star – a leading English daily newspaper
29 1910 Founding of the Philippine Anti-Tuberculosis Society which established the Quezon Institute
30 1934 Opening session of the Constitutional Convention that was to draft the 1935 Constitution of the Philippines.
31 1889 By a Royal Decree, the Spanish Civil Code was made applicable in the Philippines.
31 2022 Death of former President Fidel Ramos

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See also:
List of Philippine Provinces with a link to their profile and history

Philippine Historical Events in July
Philippine Historical Events in July include the birth of Apolinario Mabini, the Sublime Paralytic.

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