Caloocan City Day – February 16 2013

Caloocan will be celebrating the 51st anniversary of its cityhood this February 16. Caloocan City Day falls on a Saturday this year. The day is a special non-working holiday in the city according to Republic Act 7550, which was enacted in May 1992 during the term of then-President Corazon Aquino. Read the full text of RA 7550 here.

Formerly a component municipality of Rizal province, Caloocan was converted into a city through Republic Act 3278 (access its full text here). RA 3278 was signed into law by then-President Diosdado Macapagal in 1961. The residents of Caloocan approved the law in a plebiscite held February 16 of the following year.

English: Cropped photo of President Diosdado M...
Former President Diosdado Macapagal (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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6 Comments on Caloocan City Day – February 16 2013

  1. akala ko rin ay whole country dahil nakita ko sa UMAGANG KAY GANDA na naka-flash na “FEBRUARY 16 – SPECIAL NON-WORKING HOLIDAY”

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