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*This Day In Philippine History
 
*Agosto 23 O Agosto 26: Araw Ng "Unang Sigaw Ng Pugadlawin"  O  "Unang Sigaw Ng Balintawak"
(August 23 Or August 26: "Cry Of Pugadlawin"  Or  "Cry Of Balintawak" Day)
**Bonifacio Monument On Philippine Stamp - 1978
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The "Cry of Pugadlawin"  or  "Cry of Balintawak,"  which was an event that occurred in 1896, was a loud, passionate call for independence by Filipino revolutionaries who were led by Andres Bonifacio. The event marked the beginning of the birth of the Filipino nation.

Katipunan Centennial On First Day Cover - 1992
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The Katipunan, Andres Bonifacio And Katipuneros (Revolutionaries)

The Kataastaasan Kagalanggalangang Katipunan Ng Mga Anak Ng Bayan (Highest And Most Respected Society Of The Sons Of The People) or KKK was the revolutionary society founded by Andres Bonifacio in 1892. It was (and still is) popularly known as the Katipunan.

Bonifacio On Philippine First Day Cover - 1958
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Andres Bonifacio: He was a market peddler, a warehouse keeper, a salesman and a stylish dresser. He was a poverty-stricken fellow who was forced to leave school and yet he became a learned man and the "Father of Philippine Revolution."

*REFERENCES: Three books, one stamp catalog and two websites were used as references for the information on "Araw Ng Unang Sigaw Ng Pugadlawin."

Posted: July 31, 2005

 
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Alex Angara Moises. Advance Thematic Collector. Philippines
 
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