Wednesday, July 28, 2010


Imperialist Civil Gov.-Gen William Forbes (right, back row)
1909 - Ten years into the bloody and protracted  Philippine-American War, the imperialist United States-installed colonial civil government of  Gov.-Gen. Cameron Forbes recommends the reconstruction  of Jose Rizal's house in Dapitan where the Filipino hero was  exiled during the Spanish colonial era; 54 years earlier, on  July 28, 1855, Juan B. Marcaido is granted a gold medal for  his efforts and studies on the method of banana fiber  extraction by the Economics Society of Friends of the  Country; on July 28, 1963, 24 Philippine Boy Scouts and  Scouter delegates to the 11th Boys Scout World Jamboree in  Marathon, Greece, perish in a airplane crash in the Arabian  Sea.

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