Philippine president who made december 30 as day of national mourning in rizal honor :President Emilio Aguinaldo
December 20 of the same year, President Emilio Aguinaldo issued a proclamation declaring December 30 of that year, and every year thereafter, as a national day of mourning in honor of Rizal and the great Filipino patriots who fought against Spanish rule.
Philippine president who made december 30 as day of national mourning in rizal honor
Who declared December 30 as Rizal Day?
No, it isn’t his birthday today, but the day he was executed at Bagumbayan. ANOTHER TRIVIA: In 1898, the first Philippine President Emilio Aguinaldo (❗️❗️❗️) issued his first decree marking Rizal’s death anniversary on Dec. 30 rather than his birthday on June 19 to commemorate his heroism and sacrifice for the country.
When was the the first proclamation making 30 December as Rizal Day?
On February 1st 1902, the Philippine Commission enacted Act. No. 345, which officially declared December 30th as Rizal Day.