1897, April 21


Birth of Mariano Marcos y Rubio, representative of the second district of Ilocos Norte (1925) and governor of Davao, in Batac; he is believed to have perished in March 1945 at the hands of renegade guerillas. [NHI]

Population statistics:

  • 28,122 Laoag
  • 18,419 Batac
  • 12,343 Bacarra
  • 12,153 Paoay
  • 11,347 Piddig and Solsona
  • 11,248 Dingras
  • 10,568 Badoc
  • 9,584 San Nicolas
  • 8,993 San Miguel (now Sarrat)
  • 7,805 Vintar
  • 5,660 Pasuquin
  • 5,243 Bangui
  • 2,243 Banna
  • 1,924 Nagpartian (Burgos)
  • 1,866 San Pedro de Cabittauran (now a barrio of Nueva Era)

[Marin]

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