Sports World Vol. 10 No. 3,
February 6, 1982|
On the Cover: Jean Saburit
with inset of President Ferdinand Marcos and champion marathoner Waldemar Cierpinski
Events that happened on February 6
1899 – The U.S. Senate formally ratified the Treaty of Paris between the U.S. and Spain. This gave the U.S. military a free hand in the subjugation of the Philippines.
1905 – The title of “Civil Governor” for the American administrator of the Philippines was replaced with “Governor-General” by the U.S. Congress. Luke Edward Wright was the first American governor-general of the Philippines.
1957 – Claro M. Recto made his historic speech against American colonialism.
1964 – Camp Murphy was renamed Camp Emilio Aguinaldo.
2012 – A Magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit Negros and Cebu islands devastating several towns causing landslide, the collapse of bridges and buildings. Its epicenter was on the town of Tayasan. It also revealed a new fault line running about 30 to 50 kilometers underwater between the two islands.
1902 – Juan M. Elizalde, guerilla leader and World War II hero. (d. August 30, 1944)
1931 – Ricardo Jamin Vidal, Catholic cardinal priest – in Mogpog, Marinduque (d. October 18, 2017).
|Picture of Eddie Gutierrez during his mid-20s|
1942 – Eddie Gutierrez (full name Jorge Eduardo Pickett Gutierrez), actor – in Manila.