Today marks the celebration of 111th Independence Day. Its actually observed as a National Holiday in honor of the proclamation of Philippine Independence last June 12, 1898 where Filipino revolutionary forces was able to gain indepence and sovereignity of the Philippine island under the colonial rule of Spain. after the battle which the latter was defeated at the Battle of Manila Bay and Spanish - American war.
However, the recognized freedom and independence which was later on recognized by the American government was formally acknowledged on July 4 1946.
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Happy Independence to one and all and Mabuhay!!!!