1987 in the Philippines

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1987 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1987.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 22Mendiola massacre takes place when peasant farmers rallied against President Aquino and for land reform, and ended in a bloody shooting killing 13 and 74 others injured.
  • January 2729 – Mutinous rebels seized GMA Network compound in Quezon City, leaving its employees and the network's President and CEO and his family as hostages which lasted for two days as a reward for Marcos's return. The two-day plot ended in a skirmish, killing a rebel soldier and 35 others were hurt.

February[edit]

May[edit]

  • May 11 – Local elections was held in the Philippines for the first time.

June[edit]

August[edit]

  • August 2829Coup attempt takes place when rebel soldiers made a threatened reprisal against Aquino and ended in a gunfight with 50 people killed and 200 wounded as Government troops fizzled the plot.

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

Nina at peak intensity while approaching landfall in the Philippines.

December[edit]

Television[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

National holidays[edit]

See also[edit]