Saturday, July 27, 2013

Inaugural Speech of Marcos 1965

Inaugural Address
His Excellency Ferdinand E. Marcos
[Delivered at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila on December 30, 1965]

Image from Joselito Angeles

Thursday, July 4, 2013

The Battle of Mactan by Pigafetta

From our history books and the lessons in elementary and high school history classes, we all know that a fierce battle happened right after the discovery of the Philippines. We all know that it involved two of the most famous men in our country's history, Ferdinand Magellan and Datu Lapu-lapu and the shores of an island in the Visayas witnessed how Magellan's journey around the world was cut short.