Philippine Historical Events in June

Philippine Historical Events in June

Day Year Event
1 1971 Inaugural session of the 1971 Constitutional Convention.
2 1823 Breakout of the Manila Mutiny led by Andres Novales killing Governor-General De Folgueras
2 2007 President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo signed Republic Act 9485 also known as “Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007”.
3 1863 Great earthquake in Manila and nearby areas destroyed the Manila Cathedral
3 1892 Francisco O. Santos was born in Bulacan Province. He was named National scientist in 1983 for his work in human nutrition and agricultural chemistry.
3 1900 Arrival of the second Philippine Commission headed by William Taft to implement the Instructions of the US president.
3 2020 President Rodrigo Duterte approved into law the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020
4 1565 Miguel Lopez de Legaspi and Rajah Tupas of Cebu made a treaty whereby the later recognized the sovereignty of Spain over his kingdom in Cebu.
5 1899 Assassination of General Antonio Luna in Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija by guards of Emilio Aguinaldo.
5 1975 The Philippines recognized the People’s Republic of China as the sole legitimate government of China, ending formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan.
6 1952 Division of Zamboanga into Del Norte and Del Sur Provinces by virtue of Republic Act 711
7 1877 Birth of revolutionary general Manuel Tinio who later became governor of Nueva Ecija
7 1903 Birth of Roberto Concepcion. He was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from June 17, 1966 to April 18, 1973.
8 1625 Breakout of Cagayan Revolt led by Miguel Lanab
9 1945 Congress of the Philippines met to hold a 30-day special session just after Manila had been liberated from the Japanese Forces.
10 1969 The municipality of Batangas was converted into a city by virtue of Republic Act 5495.
10 1987 President Corazon Aquino issued Executive Order No. 192 otherwise known as the Reorganization Act of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
10 2020 President Duterte singed Republic Act 11470 or the National Academy of Sports to be established at the new Clark City in Capas, Tarlac.
10 1928 Birth of Mercedes Concepcion – 2010 National Scientist
11 1901 Establishment of the Philippine Supreme Court by virtue of Act No. 136
11 1978 Freedom Island (Kalayaan) was made a town of Palawan.
11 1978 Presidential Decree 1530 was issued creating the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) which later on became known as the Pag-IBIG Fund.
12 1898 Philippine Independence was proclaimed by General Emilio Aguinaldo at Kawit, Cavite.
13 1950 Division of Mindoro into oriental and Occidental by virtue of Republic Act 205
13 1896 Birth of Casimiro Del Rosario – 1984 National Scientist
14 1859 Establishment of the Ateneo de Manila University
14 1945 Victory of the combined Filipino-American Forces against the troop of Japanese General Yamashita at the Battle of Bessang Pass
15 1950 Butuan became a city by virtue of Republic Act 523.
15 2018 President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act 11035 or the Balik Scientist Law.
16 1950 Through Republic Act 526, Cabanatuan became a component city of Nueva Ecija
17 1877 Birth of revolutionary leader Manuel Tinio in Aliaga, Nueva Ecija
17 1967 Agusan is divided into Del Norte and Del sur provinces by virtue of Republic Act 4979
18 1837 Spain abolished Filipino representation in the Spanish Cortes
18 1908 Establishment of the University of the Philippines by virtue of Act No. 1870 of the Philippine Commission
18 1966 Benguet, Ifugao, and Kalinga-Apayao split from Mountain Province and became regular provinces by virute of Republic Act 4695.
19 1861 Birth of Jose Rizal in Calamba, Laguna
19 1947 The Division of Investigation under the Department of Justice was renamed Bureau of Investigation by virtue of Republic Act 157.
19 1948 Creation of Ozamis City by virtue of Republic Act 321
20 1947 Creation of Dagupan and Lipa Cities through Republic Acts 117 and 162 respectively
20 1952 Tacloban became a city by virtue of Republic Act 3068.
20 1964 Republic Act No. 4136 or the Land Transportation and Traffic Code was approved creating the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and
21 1565 Miguel Lopez de Legaspi became the first governor-general of the Philippines.
22 1868 Birth of Don Claro Caluya in Piddig, Ilocos Norte. He is considered as the Prince of Ilocano Poets.
22 1962 Formal filing of the Philippines’ claim over Sabah which was opposed by Britain and Malaysia.
22 1963 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was created by virtue of Republic Act No. 3720 or the “Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act”.
23 1920 Birth of Jovito R. Salonga in Pasig City. He was Senate President from July 27, 1987 to January 18, 1992
23 1898 President Emilio Aguinaldo formed a revolutionary government.
24 1571 Formal establishment of the city of Manila by Conquistador Legaspi.
24 1923 Birth of Neptali Gonzales in Mandaluyong City. He was Senate President for three times from 1992 up to 1998.
24 2021 Death of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III in Quezon City. He was President from 2010 up to 2016.
25 1982 The capital of Lanao Del Norte Province was transferred from Iligan City to the town of Tubod.
25 1945 General Carlos P. Romulo signed in behalf of the Philippine Government the United Nations Charter in San Francisco, USA.
26 1783 Creation of Batanes as a province
27 1895 Birth of Zoilo M. Galang in Bacolor, Pampanga who wrote the first Filipino novel in English , “A Child of Sorrow”.
27 1914 Birth of Helena Z. Benitez, a former senator, Member of the Batasang Pambansa and educator.
28 1949 Creation of Brooke’s Point, Palawan as municipality through E.O. 232 issued by President Quirino
29 1626 Juan Nino de Tabora becomes governor-general of the islands.
30 2009 Approval of Republic Act 9646 or the Real Estate Service Act
30 1899 Official end of the Philippine Revolution when the last Spanish Forces finally surrendered in Baler, Aurora and President Emilio Aguinaldo gave them safe passes to return to Spain.
30 1995 Formation of the National Youth Commission by virtue of Republic Act Republic Act 8044 or the Youth in Nation-Building Act

RELATED: Philippine Historical Events in January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October, November, December

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

Philippine Historical Events in June
June is the birth month of Dr. Jose Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines (Credit: Wiki Commons)

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