Thursday, November 19, 2009


1863 - Birth of Andres Bonifacio, the "Father of Philippine Revolution," also referred to as the Supremo or "The Great Plebeian."

1939 - Finland is invaded by the Soviet Union during World War II.

1966 -  Barbados, a West Indies island, becomes independent from Great Britain.

1974 - The fossil remains of Lucy, a female human ancestor, are discovered in Ethiopia in the continent of Africa.