MOD Girl, January
On the Cover: Rinncez Valene Chiu
January 28 in Philippine History:
1761 – The Sulu Sultanate and the English East India Company concluded a treaty of alliance and commerce, signed in Jolo by Alexander Dalrymple (1737-1808) representing the English and Mohumud Mo-i-Iodin representing the sultanate.
1947 - President Manuel Roxas issued amnesty proclamation to Japanese collaborators and released Claro M. Recto, Jose P. Laurel, Benigno Ramos, Jose Vargas, and Jose C. Zulueta, among others.
1966 – Inauguration of the first Philippine-made neutron spectrometer.
Pinoy personalities and celebrities born on January 28:
1861 – Julian Felipe, music teacher, band leader and composer of the Philippine National Anthem – in Cavite City. (d. October 2, 1944)
1885 – Julian Cruz Balmaseda, poet, playwright, scholar and one of the founders of the literary organization Aklatang Bayan – in Orion, Bataan. (d. September 18, 1947)
1904 – Canuplin (real name Canuto Francia), stage performer, magician and actor – in Tondo, Manila. (September 4, 1979)
1960 – Loren Legarda (full name Lorna Regina Bautista Legarda), broadcast journalist, environmentalist, politician and legislator – in Malabon.
on the covers of Celebrity World (October 14,1996), Agriculture Monthly Magazine (December 1998),
and Mr. & Ms. (with sons Lanz and Lean, April 17, 2001).
Evangeline Lilly, who portrayed the character Katherine “Kate” Austen in the hit television series Lost (2004-2010), once worked as a missionary in the Philippines.
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