Saturday, January 14, 2012

January 14

 
January issues of different magazines


January 14
January 14 (1965): Jet Magazine
On the Cover: Singer Nat “King” Cole

January 14 in Philippine History

1889 – The Associacion Internationale des Philippinistes was established in Paris, France, with Ferdinand Blumentritt (1853-1913) as president and Jose Rizal as secretary.
1954 – A Philippine Airline (PAL) DC-6 on a flight from Madrid to Rome, with seven passengers and nine crew members aboard, crashed at Bogota Nuevo Giodani about six kilometers west of Rome killing everyone on board.
1983 – Filipino statesman and diplomat Carlos P. Romulo retired as Foreign minister, on his 84th birthday.

Carlos Peña Romulo (1899-1985),
a soldier in his early years.
          Carlos P. Romulo became famous as a soldier, journalist, diplomat and co-founder of the Boyscout of the Philippines. But he also put his nitch in the field of literature. Among the books he wrote are I Saw the Fall of the Philippines, Mother America, and I see the Philippines Rise (war-time memoirs), The United (novel), and I Walked With Heroes (autobiography). He won a Pulitzer Award in 1942 for correspondence (for his works at the Philippine Herald), the first non-American to win the award.














Pinoy personalities and celebrities born on January 14:
1899 – Carlos Peña Romulo, journalist, statesman, diplomat, writer National Artist for literature (1982), and first Filipino to become President of the United Nations General Assembly – in Camiling, Tarlac. (d. December 15, 1985)

Vergel Meneses, his wife Michelle
and daughter Mika, taken from
Celebrity World Magazine Vol. 3,
No. 51, June 27, 1994, p. 49.





1969 – Vergel Meneses, professional basketball player, Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) “Most Valuable Player” (1998), and national team member – in Malolos, Bulacan.














Mga Cartoon Strips Ni Malang
Mauro “Malang” Santos’ cartoon strips “Tiks” and “Awitawa”
Inside the pages of Bituin Komiks first issue, May 7, 1949
          Ang “Tiks” at “Awitawa” ay mga unang cartoon strips na nilikha at iginuhit ng batikang pintor at ilustrador na si Mauro Santos na higit na nakilala sa bansag na “Malang.” Ang mga ito ay unang lumabas sa mga pahina ng Bituin Komiks noong 1949.
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Hayop sa Pang-amoy!

          Alam niyo ba kung anong hayop ay may pinakamalakas na pang-amoy o sense of smell? Sa maniwala kayo o hindi, ito ay isang species na tangya o moth. Ang lalaking emperor moth (Eudia pavonia) ay kayang maamoy ang sex attractant ng isang virgin female species sa layong 11 kilometro! Ang sex attractant ng babaeng tangya ay isang uri ng bio-chemical alcohol, at bawat isa ay nagtataglay lamang ng 0.0001 milligram!
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          Kaya namang maamoy ng polar bear (Thalarctos maritimus) ang isang seal sa layong tatlong kilometro! Kaya din nitong maamoy ang isang isdang lumalangoy sa ilalim ng tipak ng yelong may kapal na mahigit sa isang metro!
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          Ang isang aso ay may kakayahan namang makilala ang higit pa sa 50,000 iba’t-ibang amoy!
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Larawang Tribiya
Isang batang African gazelle (uri ng antelope),
mula sa Wild Magazine, winter 2011 issue.
          Bukod sa ilong, alam niyo ba kung anong bahagi pa ng katawan ng antelope ang nagagamit din nitong pang-amoy? Kakaiba subalit totoo, nagagamit ng mga antelopes ang kanilang mga paa na pang-amoy! May mga scent detecting glands sila sa pagitan ng kanilang mga hoofs.

1 comment:

  1. Where did you get the Malang cartoons? The Romulo picture is also great. Excellent job!

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