Wednesday, June 9, 2010


1945 - Manuel A. Roxas is elected elected President of the Senate during a special session of Congress called by President Sergio Osmena following the end of World War II but with the Philippines still a colony of the United States; this early, Roxas already has set his on the sights on the presidency, with American Gen. Douglas MacArthur and High Commissioner Paul V. McNutt supporting him, and in the elections of 1946, he will win amidst Osmena's refusal to campaign.

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