Thursday, February 16, 2012

February 16

(Do You Know This?)

Mga komiks (comics) na lumabas sa sirkulasyon sa buwan ng Pebrero
February 16 (1968): Pilipino Komiks No. 0507
On the Cover: Clodualdo del Mundo’s komiks space adventure “Brix Virgo,” as illustrated by T. C. Ferona

Events that happened on February 16
1636 – King Philip IV (1605-1665) of Spain ordered the “Pacification of Mindanao.”
1931 – The Philippine Aerial Taxi Company started operations as a commercial airline.
1945 – Bataan and Corregidor were liberated from the Japanese by the American forces.
1976 – Start of the PAEC-sponsored International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Training Course on the technical and economic aspects of nuclear power development.

Personalities and celebrities born on February 16:
1939 – Adolfo S. Azcuna, jurist – in Katipunan, Zamboanga del Norte.

Portrait of Emil Jannings on the cover of
Picturegoer Magazine February 1928 issue.
Larawang Tribiya
           Ang American-German actor na si Emil Jannings (birth name Theodore Friedrich Emil Janenz, 1884-1950) ang kauna-unahang hinirang na American Academy Award Best Actor (1927-1928) at kauna-unahang tumanggap ng Oscar. Ito ay mula sa kaniyang pagganap sa pelikulang The Way of All Flesh at The Last Command.
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