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Today in Philippine History: 18 SEPTEMBER, 1891

18 september, 1891

The second novel of Dr. Jose Rizal, El Filibusterismo (Reign of Greed), written in Spanish and a sequel to Noli Me Tangere, was published in Ghent, Belgium. 108 more words

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Today in Philippine History: 27 JUNE, 1864

27 june, 1864

Father Apolonio Burgos publishes a magnificent defense of the Filipino clergy entitled Manifesto to the Noble Spanish People. In the manifesto, he defended the Honor and Loyalty of the Filipino priests and he deplores the assertions made by racially biased writers on the alleged superiority of the white men and bewails the racial indignities to which his people, the natives of the Philippines, have been subjected to by the Spanish authorities. 56 more words

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