Saturday, March 22, 2014

Today in Philippine History: President Emilio F. Aguinaldo

MARCH 22, 1869
Emilio Famy Aguinaldo (March 22, 1869 - February 6, 1964) was born in Kawit, Cavite. He joined the Katipunan in 1894 and was known as Magdalo. Aguinaldo led the Filipino forces against the Spaniards during the Philippine Revolution (1896-98) and the Americans in the Philippine-American War (1899-1901). He was inaugurated as the 1st President of the Philippines on January 23, 1899 in Barasoain Church, Malolos, Bulacan.

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