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The Datu Who Conquered a Conqueror

With the signing of Proclamation No. 200, April 27 is now declared Lapu-Lapu Day to commemorate the heroism of Datu Lapu-Lapu against Ferdinand Magellan in the Battle of Mactan. 275 more words

Life Story

ON THIS DAY: April 27, 2017

April 27th is

International Girls in Information and
Telecommunication Technologies Day

Mantanzas Mule Day 

Poem In Your Pocket Day

Prime Rib Day

Take Our Daughters and… 444 more words

History

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The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan who led the first European voyage of discovery to circumnavigate the globe.His main aim was to search the spice islands but later on finished. 193 more words

#ThrowbackThursday: What happened on March 16?

by Erjann Fernandez

with video from Prof. Xiao Chua/ PTV 4

Aside from Araw ng Dabaw, what happened this day in Filipino history? I could say that, this day is one of the core dates in Philippine history 157 more words

Feature

Spending My Weekend at Speed 50-Mactan

January 28, 2017 was the 9th Bataan Death March 102 event’s day. Many of my running acquaintances including those whom I first met only at the beginning of 2016 at the event, Tagaytay to Nasugbu were marching to the beat of the drum of the BDM fever. 3,191 more words

Running

Ferdinand Magellan and the Circumnavigation of the World - Part 4

Ferdinand Magellan may be dead in the blood-soaked surf off the Philippines, but the voyage goes on. The fleet, under Juan Sebastián Elcano, has to find the Spice Islands and return to Europe to complete their epic mission. 307 more words

Ferdinand Magellan and the Circumnavigation of the World - Part 2

In the second part of our multi-part series on Ferdinand Magellan, we find the Portuguese navigator setting sail from Spain. His destination was South America, where he hoped to find the strait that would take him to the Western Sea. 45 more words