Friday, March 1, 2013

1961 Jose Rizal Birth Centennial II

In December, 1896, a Spanish court-martial found Jose  Rizal  guilty of rebellion, sedition and conspiracy, sentencing him to death. On December 30, 1896 Rizal was executed  by a squad of Filipino soldiers of the Spanish Army.

 A photograph taken at Rizal's execution

The Bureau of Posts issued a commemorative stamp on December 30, 1961, whose design was based on the above photograph.

First Day of Issue Cancellation

First Day Covers