2003 in the Philippines

2003 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 2003.

Philippines 2003
in
the Philippines

Decades:
See also:

IncumbentsEdit

Gloria Macapagal
Arroyo
Teofisto
Guingona
Franklin
Drilon
Jose
de Venecia
Hilario
Davide Jr.

EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

MayEdit

JulyEdit

HolidaysEdit

On November 13, 2002, Republic Act No. 9177 declares Eidul Fitr as a regular holiday.[2] The EDSA Revolution Anniversary was proclaimed since 2002 as a special non-working holiday.[3] 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."

ConcertsEdit

TelevisionEdit

SportsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bomb Kills 21, Including an American, at Philippines Airport". FOX News. March 4, 2003. Retrieved March 4, 2003.
  2. ^ "AN ACT DECLARING THE FIRST DAY OF SHAWWAL, THE TENTH MONTH OF THE ISLAMIC CALENDAR, A NATIONAL HOLIDAY FOR THE OBSERVANCE OF EIDUL FITR, AND THE TENTH DAY OF ZHUL HIJJA, THE TWELFTH MONTH OF THE ISLAMIC CALENDAR, A REGIONAL HOLIDAY IN THE AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO (ARMM) FOR THE OBSERVANCE OF EIDUL ADHA, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26, CHAPTER 7 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 292, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF 1987, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. November 13, 2002. Archived from the original on October 1, 2017. Retrieved February 22, 2022.
  3. ^ Vega, Kristoffer Vincenzo (February 25, 2021). "The EDSA People Power Revolution: Why do we celebrate it as a Holiday?". sprout.ph Blog. Archived from the original on February 26, 2021. Retrieved February 22, 2022.
  4. ^ "Radio talent, showbiz writer Julie Fe is dead". Philippine Daily Inquirer. October 9, 2003. Retrieved November 4, 2017.