Today in History : February 21st

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1896: The Supreme Council of the revolutionary organization, Kataastaasang Kagalanggalang Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan (KKK), holds elections for the various positions of secretary, warden, guard and patroller, writer or recorder, and assistant writers or recorders; the KKK was founded by Andres Bonifacio in 1892 with the aim of liberating the Philippines from the yoke of Spanish colonial rule, and within around six months after this meeting, the Revolution against colonial Spain will break out in Manila.

1960: Edgardo Migriño Chatto, nicknamed Edgar or Eddie, was born in Malate, Manila, Philippines. He is the son of the late Eladio Chatto and incumbent Balilihan, Bohol Mayor Victoria Migriño Chatto. Representative Edgardo Migriño Chatto, also known as Edgardo Chatto and Edgar Chatto, is a Filipino politician. A lawyer by profession, he is currently a member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines. He is on his third (and by law final) term as representative of the first legislative district of Bohol, Philippines, being elected congressman in the 2001 elections.

1986: Millions of Filipinos started to gather in Ortigas Avenue intersection of Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Metro Manila to overthrow their dictator of more than 20 years, Ferdinand Marcos, who had held power of the Philippines under martial law.

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