July issues of different magazines
Mr. & Ms. Vol. 25 No. 15, July 31, 2001
On the front cover: Natalia Oreiro
On the back cover: Pia Guanio for the Alaska Milk print ad
Events that happened on July 31:
1889 – Jose Rizal’s article, “Una Profanacion” (A Profanation”), a sharp attack against the friars for refusing to bury Mariano Herbosa in a Catholic cemetery because he was a brother-in-law of Rizal, was published in La Solidaridad.
1946 – Philippine Airline (PAL) became the first Asian airline to cross the Pacific Ocean when a chartered Douglas DC-4 ferried 40 American servicemen to Oakland, California, from Nielson Airport in Makati, with stops in Guam, Wake Island, Johnston Atoll, and Honolulu, Hawaii.
1961 – The Association of Southeast Asia (ASA) with Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines as members,was established in Bangkok.
1980 – President Ferdinand Marcos formed the Light Rail Transit Authority for the construction of the first light railway transit (LRT) system in the Philippines.
Personalities and celebrities born on July 31:
1891 – Jose Ma. Nava, Hiligaynon playwright, newspaperman and labor leader – in Iloilo City (d. January 14, 1954).
1997 – Barbie Forteza (full name Barbara Ambas Forteza), actress and commercial model – in Biñan, Laguna.
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