Today in History : March 29th

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1698: Father Ignacio de Mercado is born in Parañaque, Rizal. was an Augustinian priest and plant scientist who composed a diary cataloguing more than 300 plants of the Philippines. The book went authoritative inwards the area of medicine that, for a time, it became the basis of a Philippine pharmacopeia project. 

1942: The Hukbalahap organization is officially constituted, with Luis M. Taruc as Supremo.

1945: U.S. forces drive the Japanese from Ililo and Negros.

1946: The Philippine trade bill is approved by the U.S. House of Representatives.

1960: Archbishop Rufino J. Santos is elevated to the Sacred College of Cardinals.

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