Luzon in History

Philippines: Cebu - Manila

Historical Events

  • 1814-02-01 Volcano Mayon on Luzon Philippines erupts killing 1,200
  • 1941-12-09 1st US WW II bombing mission in Far East, Luzon, Philippines
  • 1941-12-10 Japanese troops landed on northern Luzon in the Philippines
  • 1941-12-22 Japans invasion leader lands on Luzon, Philippines
  • 1965-09-28 Taal Volcano explodes on Luzon Philippines killing around 100
  • 1995-01-02 Bus crashes in Luzon Philippines, 29 killed
  • 2018-05-02 Date for first humans or hominins in the Philippines pushed back ten-fold after report of site on Luzon with butchered rhinoceros 709,000 years ago