Most Recent Jumbotweetshttp://www.jumbotweet.com/Most recent Jumbotweets on Jumbotweet.com.en-uswkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-180223http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-180223#TodayInHistory: October 13, 1930 – Benigno Ramos released Sakdal, a printed newspaper with the original purpose of accusing high government officials of acts, which they declare to be detrimental to the country and to the Filipinos. The paper tackled issues of corruption and mismanagement under the Nacionalista Party administration, land reform, and immediate independence for the Philippines. jumbotweetThu, 12 Oct 2017 23:28:29 -0400wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-180222http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-180222#TodayInHistory: October 13, 1867 – Aurelio Tolentino was born in Santo Cristo, Guagua, Pampanga to Leonardo Tolentino and Patrona Valenzuela. He was one of the literary giants of the early 20th century Tagalog literature. http://bit.ly/1PhHLQNjumbotweetThu, 12 Oct 2017 23:26:57 -0400wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-180221http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-180221#WikiPinoy of the Day: Teresa Magbanua y Ferraris, a native of Pototan, Iloilo, was known as the "Joan of Arc of the Visayas" for her display of courage, patriotism and military tactics. She was the brother of Gen. Pascual Magbanua who died mysteriously. http://bit.ly/2yduGqLjumbotweetThu, 12 Oct 2017 23:17:31 -0400wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-180218http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-180218#TodayInHistory: October 12, 1911 – Jose Abad Santos passed the Bar Exams. Because of his exceptional intelligence, he was part of the first generation of Filipinos, 18 pensionados (scholars) sent to study in American Universities. He finished secondary education at Sta. Clara College in California and Bachelor of Laws at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. In 1910, he was conferred ajumbotweetWed, 11 Oct 2017 20:18:28 -0400wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-180217http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-180217#TodayInHistory: October 12, 1886 – Jose Rizal sent his brother Paciano a Tagalog translation of Wilhelm Tell, it was about a folk hero and expert marksman who assassinated the tyrannical Gessler. In the same letter, Jose wrote about his wish to introduce a slight modification of the Tagalog orthography and shared how much it would cost to print Noli Me Tangere (Touch me Not). The novel isjumbotweetWed, 11 Oct 2017 20:07:38 -0400wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178905http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178905#TodayInHistory: March 2, 1964 – Speaking before the Dumaguete Rotary and Lions club members, the then Senate President Ferdinand Marcos announced he is seeking the Presidency. He was one of the legislators who had introduced a number of significant bills, many of which were published in the Republic statute books. Marcos ran for President in the 1965 elections and won against former party mate,jumbotweetWed, 01 Mar 2017 21:58:43 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178904http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178904#TodayInHistory: March 2, 1945 – US forces retook from the Japanese Imperial Army the island fortress of Corregidor. http://bit.ly/1OW5qrQjumbotweetWed, 01 Mar 2017 21:57:01 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178903http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178903#WikiPinoy of the Day: Cayetano Arellano (b. March 2, 1847– d. December 23, 1920) was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines under the American Civil Government. He was Chief Justice from 1901 until his retirement on April 12, 1920, making him the longest serving Chief Justice.Born in Orion, Bataan, he obtained a degree in philosophy from the University of Santo Tomas injumbotweetWed, 01 Mar 2017 21:55:25 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178848http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178848#TodayInHistory: February 24, 1937 – From being a sleepy fishing village to a fledgling trading port in 1521, to being the first Spanish settlement named Villa del Santisimo Nombre de Jesus in 1575, to a municipality in 1901, Cebu finally became a chartered city. It is known as having the oldest school and oldest street in the country and being the cradle of Christianity in the Far East.jumbotweetThu, 23 Feb 2017 19:20:25 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178847http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178847#TodayInHistory: February 24, 1888 - General Vicente Lim was born in Calamba, Laguna. He was a World War II general, a Bataan hero and the first Filipino to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point (class of 1914). He served as brigadier general and became the top–ranking Filipino under General Douglas MacArthur. He was tasked with the defense of Southern Luzon when thejumbotweetThu, 23 Feb 2017 19:19:46 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178846http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178846#WikiPinoy of the Day: Edilberto Evangelista (b. February 24, 1862 - February 17 1897) was a civil engineer trained in the University of Ghent, Belgium. He returned to the Philippines shortly after the start of the revolution. He was the first Filipino professional to join the ranks of the revolutionaries. He built defenses in Bacoor, Binakayan, Cavite Viejo, Munting-ilog, Silang, Dasmariñas,jumbotweetThu, 23 Feb 2017 19:19:01 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178767http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-178767#TodayInHistory: February 21, 1899 – Three weeks into the Filipino-American War, the First Philippine Republic established a universal conscription or compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, of all able-bodied Filipinos between the ages of 18 and 35.jumbotweetMon, 20 Feb 2017 21:41:22 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177652http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177652#WikiPinoy2016 Nominee: Pia Wurtzbach, a Filipino-German model, actress, and makeup artist. She is Miss Universe 2015. Among her advocacies are HIV/AIDS awareness around the world and ending the stigma surrounding the disease/infection, as well as her fight for gender equality and women empowerment. Learn more at http://bit.ly/2hxP3aljumbotweetTue, 03 Jan 2017 03:47:59 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177651http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177651#WikiPinoy2016 Nominee: Lav Diaz, a multi-awarded independent filmmaker (director, writer, producer, editor, cinematographer, poet, composer, production designer and actor) from Cotabato,Mindanao. He is a key member of the slow cinema movement, the art of cinema film-making that emphasizes long takes, and is often minimalist, observational, and with little or no narrative. He is especially notedjumbotweetTue, 03 Jan 2017 03:47:33 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177650http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177650#WikiPinoy2016 Nominee: Albert del Rosario, a Filipino diplomat. He was the Secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs from 2011 to 2016. In surveys conducted by the Social Weather Stations and the Makati Business Club, the DFA has consistently ranked as one of the top government agencies in terms of efficiency and effectiveness under his leadership.Also under his watch, the Philippines filed ajumbotweetTue, 03 Jan 2017 03:47:07 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177649http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177649#WikiPinoy2016 Nominee: Ivan Bilugan, a Filipino freelance graphic designer who promotes Philippine history through his project, “Philippine History in Color”. He is a 2008 AB Communication graduate from De La Salle University-Dasmariñas' College of Liberal Arts and Communication.It has become his advocacy to color historical photos. “They say history should be viewed in a new light. ForjumbotweetTue, 03 Jan 2017 03:46:48 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177648http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177648For the past nine years, WikiPilipinas.org, the Philippines' premier online encyclopedia, has been awarding the #WikiPinoy of the Year title to the person or group of people who has empowered the public by providing open information and in-depth insights into the more significant issues affecting the country today.A WikiPinoy does more than information and knowledge sharing. A WikiPinoy's outputjumbotweetTue, 03 Jan 2017 03:46:18 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177647http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177647#TodayInHistory: January 3, 1908 - Under Act No. 1849 and through the initiative of Filipino biographer, historian, bibliographer, and journalist Manuel Artigas, the Philippine Public Library (National Library) was established.jumbotweetTue, 03 Jan 2017 03:41:52 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177646http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177646#TodayInHistory: January 3, 1922 - Filipino biographer, historian, bibliographer, and journalist Manuel Artigas y Cuerva was reappointed Director of the Public Library Filipiniana Division of the American Circulating Library. His initiative was earlier responsible for the establishment of the Philippine Public Library (future National Library) in 1908.jumbotweetTue, 03 Jan 2017 03:41:24 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177645http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177645#TodayInHistory: January 3, 1949 – The Central Bank of the Philippines was inaugurated with Miguel Cuaderno, Sr. as the first governor. Among its responsibilities were to promote economic development and maintain internal and external monetary stability. http://bit.ly/2hKbaWljumbotweetTue, 03 Jan 2017 03:40:52 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177285http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177285For the past nine years, WikiPilipinas.org, the Philippines' premier online encyclopedia, has been awarding the #WikiPinoy of the Year title to the person or group of people who has empowered the public by providing open information and in-depth insights into the more significant issues affecting the country today.A WikiPinoy does more than information and knowledge sharing. A WikiPinoy's outputjumbotweetThu, 22 Dec 2016 21:55:17 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177282http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177282#TodayInHistory: December 23, 1900 – The Partido Federal (Federal Party) was formed in No. 37 Villalobos Street in Quiapo, Manila. Its primary aim was to bring about the conclusion of the Filipino-American War and restore peace in the whole country by accepting colonial status before the imperialist United States of America.jumbotweetThu, 22 Dec 2016 21:50:55 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177281http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177281#WikiPinoy of the Day: Victorio C. Edades is a Filipino painter and the leader of the the revolutionary Thirteen Moderns, a group of modernist artists. Known as the “Father of Modern Philippine Painting”, he is the National Artist for Visual Arts in 1976. http://bit.ly/2hYtdtNjumbotweetThu, 22 Dec 2016 21:50:16 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177161http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177161For the past nine years, WikiPilipinas.org, the Philippines' premier online encyclopedia, has been awarding the #WikiPinoy of the Year title to the person or group of people who has empowered the public by providing open information and in-depth insights into the more significant issues affecting the country today.A WikiPinoy does more than information and knowledge sharing. A WikiPinoy's outputjumbotweetWed, 21 Dec 2016 00:23:58 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177160http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177160#TodayInHistory: December 21, 1963 – At the celebration of the Armed Forces Day in Camp Murphy (now Camp Aguinaldo), then Senator Ferdinand Marcos received 10 medals for his bravery, conduct, etc., for his service in Bataan as a guerilla, and in the liberation campaign against the Japanese. http://bit.ly/1xHUdmTjumbotweetWed, 21 Dec 2016 00:11:34 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177159http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177159#TodayInHistory: December 21, 1898 – US President William McKinley issued the “Benevolent assimilation proclamation.” The declaration, which precipitated the war in the Philippines, was the key to all subsequent dealings of the Americans with the Filipinos.jumbotweetWed, 21 Dec 2016 00:09:59 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177158http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177158#TodayInHistory: December 21, 1889 – Gregorio Aglipay was ordained priest of the Catholic Church. He later advocated for the Filipinization of the Catholic clergy in the Philippines. But upon the rejection by Vatican, he subsequently formed the Philippine Independent Church (Aglipayan Church). http://bit.ly/1dJxcXGjumbotweetWed, 21 Dec 2016 00:09:20 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177157http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177157#TodayInHistory: December 21, 1581 – By virtue of the decree of Pope Gregory XIII, the Manila Cathedral was established. It is a Roman Catholic Minor Basilica in the capital of the Philippines, Manila. It was built of bamboo and nipa, which was flimsy and vulnerable to fire. It was accidentally burned to the ground twice. http://bit.ly/1yJdHYFjumbotweetWed, 21 Dec 2016 00:07:38 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177156http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177156#WikiPinoy of the Day: Jose de la Cruz was a Tagalog poet and playwright in the 18th and 19th century. He was said to be the mentor of Francisco Balagtas, the author of Florante at Laura. De la Cruz was popularly known by his nickname, Huseng Sisiw, because of his fondness of eating chicks. http://bit.ly/2hYuIb8jumbotweetWed, 21 Dec 2016 00:05:21 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177091http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177091For the past nine years, WikiPilipinas.org, the Philippines' premier online encyclopedia, has been awarding the #WikiPinoy of the Year title to the person or group of people who has empowered the public by providing open information and in-depth insights into the more significant issues affecting the country today.A WikiPinoy does more than information and knowledge sharing. A WikiPinoy's outputjumbotweetTue, 20 Dec 2016 00:32:54 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177090http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177090#TodayInHistory: December 20, 1987 – MV Doña Paz sank after colliding with the oil tanker MT Vector in the Tablas Strait, between the islands of Mindoro and Marinduque. More than 4,300 people were killed. A total of 26 passengers and crew survived. The passenger ferry was traveling from Tacloban City in Leyte island to Manila.jumbotweetTue, 20 Dec 2016 00:28:53 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177089http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177089#TodayInHistory: December 20, 1896 – The Supreme Government of Peru appointed Filipino composer Jose Libornio y Sabas as "Director General de las Bandas de Musicos del Ejercito". Disguising himself as a native of Cartagena, Spain, Libornio was considered a hero in Peru after producing many different musical compositions that included the South American country's National Army March and a marchjumbotweetTue, 20 Dec 2016 00:25:18 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177088http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177088#TodayInHistory: December 20, 1863 – Spain promulgated an educational decree (Educational Decree of 1863) to reform the educational system in the Philippines. It liberalized access to education. It provided for the establishment of at least one primary school for boys and girls in each town under the responsibility of the municipal government. Students were required to study the ChristianjumbotweetTue, 20 Dec 2016 00:24:50 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177087http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-177087#WikiPinoy of the Day: Delfina Herbosa was a Filipina revolutionary and niece of patriot and polymath Jose Rizal. She joined the women's chapter of the Katipunan where she met her husband Jose Salvador Natividad. Both became involved in various battles against the Spaniards. Following the truce of the Pact of Biak-na-Bato, Delfina and Jose joined the resulting self-exile of revolutionary leadersjumbotweetTue, 20 Dec 2016 00:23:28 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176882http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176882#TodayInHistory: December 15, 1660 – Andres Malong, the maestro de campo of Binalatongan, now San Carlos City, Pangasinan led the people in Pangasinan to take up arms against the Spaniards. His revolt targeted only the colonial government officials. The revolt was quelled a year later with the help of Filipino conscripts from the provinces of Pampanga, Zambales, and even from Pangasinan itself.jumbotweetWed, 14 Dec 2016 22:39:03 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176881http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176881#WikiPinoy of the Day: Emilio Jacinto was known as the “Brains of the Katipunan.” He was a Filipino revolutionary and writer. He was born on 15 December 1875 in Trozo, Tondo, Manila to Mariano Jacinto and Josefa Dizon. His father having died shortly after he was born, Jacinto was sent to live with his uncle, Don Jose Dizon. He was educated in both Spanish and Filipino and attended the Colegio dejumbotweetWed, 14 Dec 2016 22:38:06 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176820http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-1768202016 WikiPinoy of the Year Nominee: Pia Wurtzbach: A Filipino-German model, actress, and makeup artist. She is Miss Universe 2015. Among her advocacies are HIV/AIDS awareness around the world and ending the stigma surrounding the disease/infection, as well as her fight for gender equality and women empowerment. http://bit.ly/2gFGcBNjumbotweetTue, 13 Dec 2016 22:22:46 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176819http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-1768192016 WikiPinoy of the Year Nominee: Lav Diaz: a multi-awarded independent filmmaker (director, writer, producer, editor, cinematographer, poet, composer, production designer and actor) from Cotabato,Mindanao. He is a key member of the slow cinema movement, the art of cinema film-making that emphasizes long takes, and is often minimalist, observational, and with little or no narrative. He isjumbotweetTue, 13 Dec 2016 22:22:22 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176818http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-1768182016 WikiPinoy of the Year Nominee: Albert del Rosario: A Filipino diplomat. He was the Secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs from 2011 to 2016. In surveys conducted by the Social Weather Stations and the Makati Business Club, the DFA has consistently ranked as one of the top government agencies in terms of efficiency and effectiveness under his leadership.Also under his watch, thejumbotweetTue, 13 Dec 2016 22:21:50 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176817http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-1768172016 WikiPinoy of the Year Nominee: Ivan Bilugan: A Filipino freelance graphic designer who promotes Philippine history through his project, “Philippine History in Color”. He is a 2008 AB Communication graduate from De La Salle University-Dasmariñas' College of Liberal Arts and Communication.It has become his advocacy to color historical photos. “They say history should be viewed in a new light.jumbotweetTue, 13 Dec 2016 22:20:36 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176816http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176816For the past nine years, WikiPilipinas.org, the Philippines' premier online encyclopedia, has been awarding the WikiPinoy of the Year title to the person or group of people who has empowered the public by providing open information and in-depth insights into the more significant issues affecting the country today.A WikiPinoy does more than information and knowledge sharing. A WikiPinoy's outputjumbotweetTue, 13 Dec 2016 21:32:12 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176815http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176815#TodayInHistory: December 14, 1897 - The Pact of Biak-na-Bato was signed to create a truce between the Spanish Government and the Philippine revolutionary government led by Emilio Aguinaldo, to end the Philippine Revolution. The pact involved the signing of three documents: a program, an act of agreement, and financial stipulation. http://bit.ly/2hLzXtGjumbotweetTue, 13 Dec 2016 21:30:19 -0500wkipilipinas 's JumboTweethttp://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176814http://www.jumbotweet.com//tweet/-176814#WikiPinoy of the Day: Jose Maria Raymundo Asuncion was first interested in the philosophical and historical aspects of art. During the second stage of the Philippine Revolution, he was forced to retreat and he reached Leyte. In there, he painted landscapes and drop-curtains for local komedya and set up a photography business with his brother. His still lifes are considered outstanding by FabianjumbotweetTue, 13 Dec 2016 21:28:26 -0500