1896 in the Philippines
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1896 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1896.
- Governor-General: Ramón Blanco y Erenas (until December 13), Camilo de Polavieja (starting December 13)
- August 23 – Andres Bonifacio, along with his Katipuneros (Filipino revolutionaries), tore their cedulas at the Cry of Pugad Lawin.
- August 25 – The revolutionaries were attacked by a unit of the Spanish Guardia Civil.
- 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.
- August 31 – Six Katipunan members are executed in Bagumbayan.
- September 4 – Four Katipunan members are executed in Bagumbayan.
- September 12 – Thirteen Filipinos which would be called the Thirteen Martyrs of Cavite are executed.
- October 31 – Fifty-two suspected rebels imprisoned in Fort Santiago are died by asphyxia.
- 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.
- December 30 – Jose Rizal is executed in Bagumbayan (now Rizal Park)
- July 3 - Jose Cojuangco, former Representative of the First District of Tarlac (d. 1976)
- October 7 - Paulino Alcántara, international footballer (d. 1964)
- September 4 – Executed members of the Katipunan:
- Sancho Valenzuela
- Eugenio Silvestre
- Modesto Sarmiento
- Ramon Peralta
- September 12 – Executed Thirteen Martyrs of Cavite.
- November 3 – Honorato Onrubia y Herrera, executed Katipunan member.
- December 14 – Executed Filipinos in Tarlac:
- Procopio Hilario
- Francisco Teñedo
- December 29 – Rosalio Silos, executed Katipunan member.
- December 30 - José Rizal, national hero of the Philippines (b. 1861)
- Executed Filipinos in Nueva Ecija:
- Marcus Ventus
- Mamerto Natividad Sr.
- Domingo Cecilio
- Ciriaco Sarile
- Teodorico Lagonera
- Quintin Tinio
- Leon Hernandez, executed Filipino in Ambos Camarines
- Lauro Dimayuga, executed Filipino in Batangas
- Agoncillo 1990, pp. 171–172
- "Philippine History – Martyrs of the Philippine Revolution". Filipino.biz.ph. 2009. Retrieved Mar 16, 2018.
- Reyno, Ma. Cielito (Sep 7, 2012). "Events of February 1897". NHCP. Retrieved Mar 16, 2018.