Taon 11 Blg. 278, Mayo 24, 1961|
Tampok sa taklob-pahina ang obra ni Pablo S. Gomez na “Octavia”
na iginuhit ni Federico Javinal
Events that happened on May 24:
1570 – First battle of Manila, between the Filipinos led by Rajah Sulayman and the Spaniards led by Martin de Goiti.
1898 – General Emilio Aguinaldo established his dictatorial government in Cavite.
1906 – Philippine Postal Savings Bank was established and became a branch of the Bureau of Posts.
1954 – Trese Martires, the capital of Cavite, was declared a city by virtue of Republic Act No. 981.
Personalities and celebrities born on May 24:
1842 – Melencio Figueroa – sculptor, engraver, delegate to the Malolos Congress, and designer of the Philippine coins circulated during the American Occupation – in Arevalo, Iloilo City (d. July 30, 1903).