Saturday, February 4, 2012

February 4

February issues of different magazines

February 4
Prime Editions Magazine Vol. III No. 5, February 4, 1988
On the Cover: Nanette Medved

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.

1899 – Start of the Philippine-American War, with the shooting of a Filipino soldier at the San Juan del Monte Bridge. The shooting triggered encounters that spread to Paco and Sta. Ana, Manila.
          – 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.

Personalities and celebrities born on February 4:
1928 – Monching Mitra (full name Ramon Villarosa Mitra), politician and Speaker of the House of Representatives (1987-1992) – in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. (d. March 20, 2000)

Larawang Tribiya
“The Brain’s Blueprint: Mapping the most
complex object in the known universe” on the
cover of New Scientist February 2011 issue.
          Alam niyo ba kung ano ang pagkakaiba ng neuroscience, neurology, psychology at psychiatry? Ang makabagong agham o pag-aaral sa utak ng tao at ang mga kagamitan o function nito ay tinatawag na neuroscience, at ang agham o pag-aaral sa pag-iisip o ugali ng isang tao ay psychology. Samantalang ang neurology ay pag-aaral na medikal sa pag-iisip at mga kaugnay na kaalaman dito, at ang psychiatry naman ay pag-aaral na medikal sa mga kadahilanan o pagsasaayos ng mga karamdaman sa pag-iisip.
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