Blg. 67, Enero 26, 1952|
Tampok sa taklob-pahina: “Ang Mahiwagang Alpombra” sa Kuwento ni Lola Basyang
ni Severino Reyes
January 26 in Philippine History:
1821 – Governor-General Mariano Fernandez de Folgueras and Archbishop Luis de Arrejola issued instructions for the election of Filipino deputies to the Spanish Cortez.
1967 – Gil J. Puyat became Senate President of the Philippines. He held the position for six years until the Senate was abolished by Martial Law.
1970 – Youth and student demonstration in front of the Philippine Congress calling for a nonpartisan constitutional convention, which led to more protest rallies. Imperialism, feudalism and bureaucrat-capitalism were the main issues of the student movement that came to be called the “First Quarter Storm.”
Pinoy personalities and celebrities born on January 26:
National Artist Napoleon Abueva,
photo courtesy of www.oblation.com.ph
1930 – Napoleon Isabelo Veloso Abueva, National Artist for Sculpture (1976) and “Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture” – in Tagbilaran, Bohol.
Imelda Papin’s campaign poster
for the 2010 senatorial election.
Laughing Out Loud!
|Two of Henry Gapas’s late 1980s editorial caricatures that he did for Times Journal newspaper. |
Left: “But we’re only solving our foreign exchange problem!” on US dollar counterfeiting.
Right: “Who’s ahead?” on the problem of carnapping.
Left: Lion on the cover of Wild (Winter 2010).Right: Tiger on the cover of Wildlife (November 2011)