1896 in the Philippines
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|Years in the Philippines:||1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899|
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|Years:||1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899|
1896 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1896.
- August 23 - Andres Bonifacio, along with his Katipuneros (Filipino revolutionaries), tore their cedulas at the Cry of Pugad Lawin.
- August 30 - Around 800 revolutionaries led by Bonifacio and Emilio Jacinto attacked San Juan del Monte and achieved short victory until Spanish reinforcements arrived and dispersed the rebels. Upon learning of the battle, Governor-General Ramón Blanco y Erenas placed eight provinces under martial law.
- November 9-11 - Governor-General Ramón Blanco y Erenas with more than 6,000 soldiers attacked the revolutionaries under Emilio Aguinaldo, resulting to the simultaneous Battle of Binakayan and Battle of Dalahican. It was the first major Filipino victory during the Philippine Revolution.
- July 3 - Jose Cojuangco, former Representative of the First District of Tarlac
- October 7 - Paulino Alcántara, international footballer
- Agoncillo 1990, pp. 171–172