where the wild things are ;-)
Before the Europeans arrived
What happening in the Philippines today
European and American colonization
Spain colonized Philippines in 1521 and gave them independence in 1898. In the same year The United States colonized them and gave them their independence in 1946.
Famous People of the Philippines
Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao aka Pac- Man (Professional Boxer)
Born: December 17, 1978 in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines
He is a professional boxer and politician. Manny has won 10 world titles and the first to win the lineal championship in four different weight classes. Was named fighter of the decade in the 2000's. Other than boxing Pacquiao has acted, record music and involved in politics. In May 2010, Pacquiao was elected to the House of Representatives in the 15th Congress of the Philippines, representing the province of Sarangani.
Tim Tebow (Professional Football Player)
Born: August 14, 1987 in Makati, Philippines
Tim Tebow is a professional football player who currently plays for the New York Jets. Tebow attended high school and college in the state of Florida. He was NFL round 1, 25th pick. Tim debuted with the Denver Broncos in 2010. Tebow has won many awards like Quarterback of the year in (2007) and Heisman trophy in (2007) and much more.