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DID YOU KNOW: Rizal Day proclaimed in 1898

/ 05:24 AM December 20, 2018

On Dec. 20, 1898, President Emilio Aguinaldo issued a decree calling for the national commemoration of the death of Dr. Jose Rizal, two years after the national hero was executed by firing squad at Bagumbayan (now Rizal Park). —Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

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