Mr. & Ms. Vol. 27 No. 41,
February 4, 2003|
On the Cover: Sandra Bullock and Hugh Grant
Events that happened on February 4
Illustration of an American soldier
(during Philippine-American War)
by an unknown artist, taken from
Filway’s Philippine Almanac, p. 58.
– General Maximino Hizon defeated the American forces in the Battle of Kalookan.
1916 – The Philippine National Bank was established to help in the development of the Philippine economy. It initially provided capital to develop the sugar industry and managed such companies as the Manila Railroad Company and the Manila Hotel.
1945 – In the on-going liberation of Manila, retreating Japanese forces massacred thousands of Filipino civilians and prisoners of war.
2006 – Stampede during the first anniversary celebration of ABS-CBN noontime show Wowowee at the PhilSports Arena (formerly ULTRA) in Pasig City resulted in 71 deaths and 957 injuries.
“The Brain’s Blueprint:|
Mapping the most complex object
in the known universe”
on the cover of New Scientist