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What Happened on February 17, 1897

Historical Events

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Emilio Aguinaldo and a group of katipuneros defeat Spanish forces led by General Camilo de Polavieja at the Battle of Zapote Bridge in Cavite

Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines Emilio Aguinaldo
Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines
Emilio Aguinaldo
  • National Organization of Mothers formed in American by Alice McLellan Birney and Phoebe Apperson Hearst (Parent Teacher Association)
1897 Highlights

About February 17, 1897

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius