Timeline of Philippine history

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History of the Philippines
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Before 1521

Philippine Revolution
First Philippine Republic

Military history
Communications history
Demographic history
Transportation history

This is a timeline of Philippine history.



16th century

17th century

  • c.1600 - Pedro Bucaneg inscribes the oral epic Biag ni Lam-Ang
  • 1611 - University of Santo Tomas established as the Colegio de Nuestra Señora del Santísimo Rosario (later renamed the Colegio de Santo Tomas).
  • 1621 - The Colegio de Manila is made the Universidad de San Ignacio by Pope Gregory XV.
  • 1623 - The Universidad de San Ignacio is made a royal university by Philip IV of Spain.
  • 1645 - The Colegio de Santo Tomas becomes the University of Santo Tomas after a bull by Pope Innocent X.
  • 1647 - Dutch Republic|Dutch besieged the Spanish in the Battle of Puerto de Cavite.

18th century

  • 1762 - British East India Company seizes Manila
  • 1763 - Treaty of Paris (1763)|Treaty of Paris returns Manila to Spain
  • 1763 - Deaths of Gabriela Silang, the only Filipina to have led a revolt, and her husband Diego
  • 1768 - Following the Suppression of the Jesuits, the members of the Society of Jesus in the Philippines are expelled. They surrender their properties to Spanish civil authorities.
  • 1788 - Birth of the writer Francisco Balagtas

19th century

20th century

21st century

See also

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