Philippine History Timeline

Topics: Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Pages: 4 (1035 words) Published: June 20, 2013
Philippine History Timeline Pre-history
* 400,000 BC - People belonging to the species Homo Erectus were the first to set foot on the Philippines * 50,000 BC - The Tabon Man made Stone tools in the Tabon Cave in Palawan * 40,000 BC -Negritos started to settle

* 4500-300 BC -Multiple Austronesian migrations from Taiwan * c.3000 BC - Presumed date of the Angono Petroglyphs
* 900 AD - People from Southern Annam called Orang Dampuan established trade zones in Sulu * 900 AD - Established settlements were already present in and around Manila as seen in the Laguna Copperplate Inscription * 1240 AD - Tuan Mash`ika ,a Muslim traveled and introduced Islam to Sulu * 1300s AD - Birth of the Baybayin, Hanunoo script|Hanunoo, Tagbanwa, and Buhid scripts * 1380 AD - Karim ul-Makhdum arrived at Sulu and built a Mosque * 1433 AD - The legendary Datu Kalantiaw publishes a legal code -------------------------------------------------

16th century
* 1521 - Ferdinand Magellan lands in the Philippines, claiming the islands for Spain * 1543 - Ruy López de Villalobos names the islands Las Islas Filipinas * 1565 - Miguel López de Legazpi establishes the first permanent Spanish settlement in the country * 1570 - Manila is conquered and made a Spanish city

* 1590 - Missionaries from the Society of Jesus establish the Colegio de Manila in Intramuros. * 1595 - University of San Carlos founded as Colegio de San Ildefonso -------------------------------------------------

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...
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