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1900 in the Philippines

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1900 in the Philippines

1900 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1900.


First Philippine Republic

  • President: Emilio Aguinaldo
  • Vice President: Mariano Trías
  • U.S. Military Government

  • Governor: Elwell Stephen Otis (until May 5), Arthur MacArthur, Jr. (starting May 5)
  • Events

  • February 2 – The Manila Bulletin established as the second oldest existing English language newspaper.
  • April 7 – The Battle of Cagayan de Misamis was fought between the Filipino troops under General Nicolas Capistrano and American troops under Colonel Edward Godwin.
  • May 14 – Captain Walter B. Elliott with 80 men proceeded to begin the Battle of Agusan Hill against about 500 guerillas who were entrenched on a hill with 200 rifles and shotguns.
  • June 4 – Filipino troops under Colonel Apolinar Velez won a decisive victory against 100 American troops at the Battle of Makahambus Hill.
  • Births

  • November 11 - Narciso Ramos, former Secretary of Foreign Affairs (d. 1986)
  • Deaths

  • March 10 - Delfina Herbosa de Natividad, one of the three women who seamed together the Flag of the Philippines (b. 1879)
  • References

    1900 in the Philippines Wikipedia

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