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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Dr. Jose Rizal Day

The Filipino people celebrate Dr. Jose Rizal Day on the 30th day of December. On this day we celebrate and remember what our National Hero did for us and our Country. How did this day became possible? Just please keep on reading...

(Decree of December 20,1898)

In recognition of the aspirations of the Filipino nation and in proclaiming its noble and patriotic sentiments, I hereby decree.

Article 1. In memory of the Filipino patriots, Dr. Jose Rizal and the other victims of the past Spanish domination, I declare the 30th of December as a national day of mourning.

Article 2. On account of this, all national flags shall be hoisted at half-mast from 12:00 noon on December 29, as a sign of mourning.

Article 3. All offices of the Revolutionary Government shall be closed during the whole day of December 30.

Given in Malolos, December 20,1898


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