2004 in the Philippines

2004 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 2004.

Philippines 2004
in
the Philippines

Decades:
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IncumbentsEdit

EventsEdit

FebruaryEdit

MayEdit

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

  • July 720 – Angelo dela Cruz, an Overseas Filipino who was working as a truck driver was abducted by the Iraqi insurgents near the Iraqi city of Fallujah. He was released after the Philippine Government moved up its withdrawal of troops in Iraq as an answer to the demand of his captors. Dela Cruz was released on July 20 and returned home the day after.[4][5]
  • July 10Santa Rosa becomes a city in the province of Laguna through ratification of Republic Act 9264 which was approved on March 10.
  • July 23 – SAI building, a 5-year-old eight-story building on Padre Rada Street, collapses in the heart of busy Divisoria in Manila at 4:40 pm, crashing down on Italy Marketing building across the street.

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

HolidaysEdit

On November 13, 2002, Republic Act No. 9177 declares Eidul Fitr as a regular holiday.[8] The EDSA Revolution Anniversary was proclaimed since 2002 as a special non-working holiday.[9] 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."

TelevisionEdit

PremieresEdit

FinalesEdit

SportsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Avendano, Christine (July 2, 2007). "Gracia Burnham, other terror victims speak up". The Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved June 7, 2008.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Arroyo orders arrest of Abu leaders linked in ferry blast". Sun.Star Network Online. October 1, 2004. Archived from the original on May 8, 2008. Retrieved June 7, 2008.
  3. ^ "More Massacres in Mindanao than other parts of the country". The Manila Times (via PressReader). December 13, 2009. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  4. ^ Glanz, James (July 21, 2004). "Iraqi Militants Release Hostage After Philippines Withdraws". The New York Times. Retrieved November 18, 2016.
  5. ^ "Where is ex-OFW Angelo dela Cruz now?". ABS-CBN News. June 5, 2014. Retrieved November 18, 2016.
  6. ^ The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2007. 2007.
  7. ^ "History". Official Website of the City of Taguig - Taguig City. Archived from the original on October 5, 2013. Retrieved February 15, 2022.
  8. ^ "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.
  9. ^ 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.