2005 in the Philippines

2005 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 2005.

Philippines 2005
in
the Philippines

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IncumbentsEdit

EventsEdit

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

  • March 1415 – A day-long siege, hostage-taking, and jailbreak attempt, staged by three top leaders of Abu Sayyaf Group, commanders Robot, Global, and Kosovo, in a prison in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City ends in an assault by the police, killing more than twenty people, mostly inmates, including the perpetrators.[1]

JuneEdit

OctoberEdit

HolidaysEdit

On November 13, 2002, Republic Act No. 9177 declares Eidul Fitr as a regular holiday.[3] The EDSA Revolution Anniversary was proclaimed since 2002 as a special non-working holiday.[4] 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

SportsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

UnknownEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Commander Robot among 23 killed in prison siege". The Sydney Morning Herald. March 15, 2005. Retrieved April 6, 2017."17 dead—including Robot, Global—as prison siege ends in Bagong Diwa". PinoyExchange. March 15, 2005. Retrieved April 6, 2017.
    "BULATLAT EXCLUSIVE: 'Cops Shot ASGs After Assault' – Bicutan Inmates". Bulatlat. April 3–9, 2005. Retrieved April 6, 2017.
    "From Bicutan to Mamasapano". Pinoy Weekly. March 2015. Retrieved April 6, 2017.
  2. ^ "18 miners killed in Compostela Valley tunnel blast" Philstar.com. October 28, 2005. Retrieved 02-18-2022. —"History of landslides in Compostela Valley" Philstar.com. January 6, 2012. Retrieved 02-18-2022.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ 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.