Saturday, November 24, 2012

November 24


November issues of different magazines


NOVEMBER 24
MOD Vol. 33 No. 1521, November 24, 2000
On the Cover: Aubrey Miles
 
Nobyembre 24 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Nobyembre 24, 1892, ang 195-kilometro na Manila-Dagupan railway ay pinasinayahan at binuksan. Ang daang-bakal na ito ay nagdurugtong sa Manila sa lalawigan ng Pangasinan.
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          Sa isang makasaysayang 14-0 na botohan, naglabas ang Kataas-taasang Hukuman ng resolusyon na ang humigit-kumulang 5,000-hectare na Hacienda Luisita na pagmamay-ari ng mga Cojuangco ay dapat ng ipamahagi sa mga magsasaka nito.
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GLIMPSE FROM THE PAST
General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) and the propaganda “He Returned,”
on the cover of Yank Far East Edition (November 24, 1944).
 

Personalities and celebrities born on November 24:
1859 – Juan Martinez, publisher and printer – in Orani, Bataan.
1895 – Eduardo A. Quisiumbing, botanist, pioneer researcher on medicinal plants and National Scientist – in Sta. Cruz, Laguna (August 23, 1986).
1913 – Carlos Sampayan Bulosan, English language novelist and poet, in Binalonan, Pangasinan (d. September 11, 1956).

1914 – Jose B. Lingad, politician – in Lubao, Pampanga (d. December 16, 1980).
1937 – Maxelende Bag-ao Ganade, lyricist, musician and composer – in Tagbilaran, Bohol.
1942 – Virgilio Gaspar Enriquez, social psychologist and “Father of Filipino Psychology” – in Santol, Balagtas, Bulacan (d. August 31, 1994).
1942 – Freddie N. Webb, basketball player, coach, actor, politician and sportscaster – in Manila.

1980 – Brian Viloria, world champion professional boxer – in Waipahu, Hawaii.

1982 – Pocholo Iñigo Villanueva, basketball player – in Manila.



Brandy (Norwood) on the cover of
Jet (November 24 – December 1, 2008).
Picture Trivia
          Do you know that American recording artist Brandy (Full name Brandy Rayana Norwood) was part of the cast of the 1998 horror sequel I Still Know What You Did Last Summer? Brandy played the role of Karla Wilson, one of the lead characters together with Jennifer Love Hewit and Freddie Prinze Jr.

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