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This Day In History: August 19

August 19, 1878: Manuel Luis Quezon was born in Baler, Aurora On August 19, 1878, Manuel Luis Quezon was born in Baler, in the district of El Principe, Tayabas province (present day Baler, Aurora), to [...]

This Day In History: August 18

August 18, 1227: Genghis Khan dies Genghis Khan, the Mongol leader who forged an empire stretching from the east coast of China west to the Aral Sea, dies in camp during a campaign against the [...]

The Healing Uses Of “Mouse Melon” Better Known as (Melon-daga) In The Philippines

Alternatively known as the Mexican sour gherkin or cucamelon, the mouse melon is a rarely cultivated member of the cucumber family that is steadily gaining popularity in heirloom gardens. The species Melothria scabra is characterized [...]

This Day In History: August 17

August 17, 1898: the remains of Dr. Rizal were exhumed and taken to his house in Binondo On August 17, 1898, the remains of Dr. Jose Rizal were exhumed from the Paco Cemetery and taken [...]

This Day In History: August 16

August 16, 1948: Babe Ruth dies On August 16, 1948, baseball legend George Herman “Babe” Ruth dies from cancer in New York City. For two days following, his body lay in state at the main [...]

August 15 – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemnity

In this festival the Church commemorates the happy departure from life of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and her translation into the kingdom of her Son, in which she received from Him a crown of immortal [...]

Little Girl Sings to Her Pit Bull Dog: “You’ve Got A Friend in Me”

"You've Got a Friend in Me" is a song written and first recorded by Randy Newman. Originally written as the theme song for the 1995 Disney/Pixar animated film Toy Story, it has since become the [...]

Healthy Ideas That You Should Know About “Musk Basil” Commonly Known As ” Loktokong” In The Philippines

Loktokong is an erect, much-branched, nearly smooth herb. Stems are prominently 4-angled. Leaves are long-stalked, thin, ovate to oblong-ovate,glandular and hairy on both upper and lower surfaces, with both ends pointed and with toothed margins. [...]

This Day In History: August 15

August 15, 1899: Henry Ford leaves Edison to start automobile company On this day in 1899, in Detroit, Michigan, Henry Ford resigns his position as chief engineer at the Edison Illuminating Company’s main plant in [...]

This Day In History: August 14

August 14, 1835: Jacinto Zamora was born in Pandacan, Manila On August 14, 1835, Jacinto Zamora, one of the three martyr priests collectively called GOMBURZA - Father. Mariano Gomez, Father. Jose Burgos, and Father. Zamora, [...]