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1936 in the Philippines

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Decades:  1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s

1936 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1936.



  • President: Manuel L. Quezon (Nacionalista Party)
  • Vice President: Sergio Osmeña (Nacionalista Party)
  • Chief Justice: Ramón Avanceña
  • Philippine National Assembly: 1st National Assembly of the Philippines
  • Events

  • March 25 – President Manuel L. Quezon issued Executive Order No. 23 which provided for the technical description and specifications of the Philippine national flag.
  • August 1-16 – The Philippines competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 28 competitors, all men, took part in 20 events in 6 sports.
  • Births

  • January 6 - Nida Blanca, Filipina actress (d. 2001)
  • January 14 - Abdulmari Imao, National Artist of the Philippines for Sculpture. (d. 2014)
  • July 18 - Kurt Bachmann, Olympic basketball player (d. 2014)
  • October 2 - Feliciano Belmonte, Jr., member of the Philippine House of Representatives
  • December 26 - Jose de Venecia, Jr., Filipino businessman and Former Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines
  • References

    1936 in the Philippines Wikipedia