Marikina History: April 16 – MARIKINA MEMORIAL DAY


TANGGAPANG NG PANGULO NG PILIPINAS
(OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES)

PROCLAMATION NO. 1417

DECLARING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16 OF EVERY YEAR AS MARIKINA MEMORIAL DAY AND APRIL 16, 1975, AS A SPECIAL PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN MARIKINA, RIZAL.

WHEREAS, Wednesday, April 16, 1975, marks the founding anniversary of the Municipality of Marikina, Rizal, one of the most progressive municipalities in the country today; and

WHEREAS, the industrious people of Marikina desire to celebrate the historic event with appropriate ceremonies;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, ALEJANDRO MELCHOR, Executive Secretary, by order of His Excellency, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, do hereby declare April 16, of every year as Marikina Memorial Day and Wednesday, April 16, 1975, as a special public holiday in Marikina, Rizal.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.

Done in the City of Manila, this 14th day of April, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-five.

(SGD.) ALEJANDRO MELCHOR
Executive Secretary

By the Executive Secretary:
(SGD.) RONALDO B. ZAMORA
Assistant Executive Secretary

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