June 24 2012 Holiday – Manila and San Juan City

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  1. June 19, 2013

    […] As noted in a post last year, Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, the first Spanish governor-general of the Philippines, proclaimed Manila as the capital city of the country in June 24, 1571, calling it a “distinguished and ever loyal city.” Quezon City, situated north of Manila, briefly became the nation’s capital city from 1948 to 1972. […]

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