February 24, 2006 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares Proclamation 1017 placing the country in a state of emergency in attempt to subdue possible military coup.

14th President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
14th President of the Philippines
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

Deaths in History

  • Denis Twitchett, Cambridge scholar, and Chinese historian (b. 1925)
  • Octavia Butler, American author and MacArthur Foundation Fellow (b. 1947)