Sunday, June 5, 2011

random fact 23

The first display of the Philippine flag made in Hongkong was in a battle with the Spaniards in Imus, Cavite (The Battle of Alapan). The flag was made from silk and was sewn by Marcella Agoncillo, Lorenza Agoncillo, and Delfina Herbosa. The flag was officially displayed on June 12, 1898, during the reading of the declaration of Philippine Independence in Kawit, Cavite.

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