FEBRUARY 1st

1650: Philosopher Rene Descartes who originated the statement, “Cogito ergo sum” dies. He stopped thinking.

1814: Mayon Volcano erupts killing 1,200 people. The figure could have been higher if not for the outstanding disaster management program implemented by the Albay governor who happened to be the great-great-great-great grandfather of Joey Salceda.

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ATlk8vZkEqWACM:http://thelionarib.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/peter-jennings1.jpg 1965: Peter Jennings, 26, becomes anchor of ABC’s nightly news. A month later, he receives a juicy offer from Manny Pangilinan to transfer to TV5.

1978: After pleading guilty to charges of having sex with a 13-year-old girl, director Roman Polanski skips bail and escapes. He fled to Zamboanga Del Norte where he befriended Romeo Jalosjos.

http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:z3OFRrpap21WAM:http://www.teachersparadise.com/ency/en/media/5/5e/khomeini.jpg 1979: Exiled religious leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, who was imprisoned by the Shah in 1963 for his opposition to reforms, has made a triumphant return to Iran after 14 years in exile. To celebrate the momentous event, a motorcade was held in the streets of Tehran. Kohmeini was joined on the float by Lito Atienza and son, Ali.

2003: Seven astronauts perish as Columbia breaks up on re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere leaving NASA and the world in a state of disbelief. One of those who saw the event live on TV was Vicki Belo whose face would never recover from the initial shock.

Thanks to BBC On This Day, Scope Systems, and Taga-Ilog News.

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Author: professionalheckler

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    1. I think, therefore I am (ayon sa dictionary,hehe). Rene Descartes. Wikipedia says ” … The simple meaning of the phrase is that if someone is wondering whether or not he exists, that is in and of itself proof that he does exist (because, at the very least, there is an “I” who is doing the thinking”.). Malalim si Mr. PH. Gumagamit sya ng element of contrast which is a foundation of heckling, LOL

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      1. Pinsan ko din si Michael Jack Ong, Edgar Allan Pe, at Andre Aga Sy. Auntie ko naman si Doris Dy, at Elizabeth Tay Lo. Bakit, may nakakatawa ba sa mga pangalan ng mga kamaganak ko?? Baka may long lost relatives ako dyan, magparamdam na kayo…….

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