Friday, May 28, 2010

28 MAY

1906 -The Philippine leper colony in Cebu province, Philippines, is established during the American colonial rule, as the savage Philippine-American War rages on some seven years and three months after it first began; some 365 lepers land at the colony to form the nucleus of what is named the Culion Leper Colony, which would supposedly become known as the largest and one of the best institutions of its kind in the world. 

1898 -  The Battle of Alapan in Imus Cavite marks the Second Phase of the Philippine Revolution against Spain, waged under Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo as his camp returned from exile following the Truce of Biak na Bato earlier forged by the Filipino revolutionary leaders with colonial authorities.

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