Today in History : March 9th

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1565: Miguel López de Legazpi and his men reach Limasawa, where the young King Bankaw welcomes them. Legazpi, also known as Adelantado|El Adelantado (The Governor) and El Viejo (The Elder), was a Spanish conquistador who established the first colony in the Philippine Islands in 1565.

1837: A bureau called “Inspección General de Minas” is created to develop still unexploited mineral resources of the country. Mines and Geosciences Bureau dates back during the Spanish regime, when it was then known as the “Inspeccion General de Minas”. Under the Philippine Revolutionary Republic, a Mines Section under the Director of Industry and Agriculture of the Departmento de Fomento was formed by a Presidential Decree of 1898.

1849: A royal decree is issued taking away from the seculars seven parishes in Cavite, namely Bacoor, Cavite Viejo, Silang, Santa Cruz de Malabon, San Francisco de Malabon, Naic, and Indang and transferring them to the Dominicians and the Recollects.

1851: Birth of General Paciano Rizal, Revolutionary leader and brother of Jose Rizal, in Calamba, Laguna. Paciano Rizal (full name: Paciano Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda) was a Filipino general and revolutionary, and the older brother of José Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines. Died on April 13, 1930.

1891: Birth in Tanauan, Batangas, of Jose P. Laurel, justice, lawyer, statesman, legislator, administrator, writer, educator, and wartime President of the Philippines. José Paciano Laurel y García was the president of the Japanese-Sponsored Republic of the Philippines during World War II, from 1943 to 1945. Laurel was not subsequently officially recognized as a Philippine president until the administration of Diosdado Macapagal. Died on November 6, 1959.

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