1992 in the Philippines

1992 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1992.

Philippines 1992
the Philippines

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Incumbents edit

Outgoing President Corazon Aquino
Incoming President Fidel Ramos

Events edit

January edit

  • January 2 – The tailings dam breaks at Number Two tailings storage facility of Philex Mining Corporation's Padcal mine in Benguet Province, releasing 80 million cubic metres of effluent, probably the largest tailings spill in history.[1]
  • January 7 – Former First Lady Imelda Marcos is arrested and later released on charges regarding her accounts in Switzerland.
  • January 15Pag-asa is hatched in Davao City becoming the first Philippine eagle to be successfully bred and hatched in captivity.

February edit

March edit

  • March 10 – Five students of PUP are found floating in the Pasig River after an altercation during a basketball game involving INC members.[3]

May edit

June edit

September edit

November edit

Holidays edit

As per Executive Order No. 292, chapter 7 section 26, the following are regular holidays and special days, approved last July 25, 1987.[10] Note that in the list, holidays in bold are "regular holidays" and those in italics are "nationwide special days".

In addition, several other places observe local holidays, such as the foundation of their town. These are also "special days."

Television edit

Films edit

Sports edit

Births edit

Deaths edit

References edit

  1. ^ AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People, Center for Environmental Concerns (CEC), and Kalikasan People's Network for the Environment (Kalikasan-PNE) "Environmental Investigation Mission on the Impacts of the Philex Mining Corporation (PMC) Mine Tailings Pond 3 Failure TECHNICAL REPORT" Archived March 11, 2016, at the Wayback Machine ,  2013. Page 2 (7/28). Accessed June 2018.
    Harvey Wood, 2012. Disasters and Minewater. IWA Publishing. Page 36. Accessed via EbscoHost e-book publisher.
    Wise Uranium, 2018. "Chronology of Major Tailings Dam Failures"   gives outflow as 80 million tonnes.
  2. ^ "Philippine rebels show violent signs of life" The Washington Post. February 26, 1994. Retrieved 04-29-2021.
  3. ^ J., Davide (August 28, 2000). "PEOPLE VS. ABELLA". Digest | Philippines Law Made Easy - Decisions, Laws, Case Digests, Reviewers, Bar Exams, Legal Dictionary. Archived from the original on January 20, 2021. Retrieved May 14, 2021.
  4. ^ Drogin, Bob (July 26, 1993). "Pepsi-Cola Uncaps A Lottery Nightmare – Bombings, Threats Follow Contest With Too Many Winners". Los Angeles Times. Seattle Times Company. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  5. ^ "Number Fever: The Pepsi Contest That Became a Deadly Fiasco" Bloomberg Businessweek. Aug. 4, 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2022.
  6. ^ Lamchek, Jayson S. (December 20, 2018). Human Rights-Compliant Counterterrorism: Myth-making and Reality in the Philippines and Indonesia. Cambridge University Press. p. 87. ISBN 978-1-108-49233-1. Retrieved April 21, 2021.
  7. ^ Cabico, Gaea Katreena (August 13, 2019). "The Anti-Subversion Law, explained". The Philippine Star. Archived from the original on December 4, 2020. Retrieved April 21, 2021. In 1992, nearly three decades ago, Ramos signed Republic Act 7637, which repealed the Anti-Subversion Act.
  8. ^ Teves, Oliver (September 30, 1992). "Americans Hand Over Most of Last Base on Philippine Soil". AP News. Associated Press. Archived from the original on April 21, 2021. Retrieved April 21, 2021.
  9. ^ Albor, Teresa (November 24, 1992). "US Leaves Toxins At Subic Navy Base". Christian Science Monitor. Archived from the original on September 26, 2015. Retrieved April 21, 2021. The 40,000-acre Subic Bay naval complex, which Washington will turn over to Manila today, had been operated by the US for almost a century until the Philippine Senate rejected a new agreement and then-President Corazon Aquino requested full US withdrawal by the end of December 1992.
  10. ^ "Executive Order No. 292 [BOOK I/Chapter 7-Regular Holidays and Nationwide Special Days]". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. July 25, 1987. Archived from the original on September 3, 2017. Retrieved February 22, 2022.
  11. ^ "Philippines at the 1992 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved December 26, 2011.
  12. ^ "BASEBALL; Little League Strips Title From Team In Philippines". The New York Times. September 18, 1992. Retrieved January 23, 2017.