Valentin Lagasca

Male31 October 1897–5 March 1976

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Valentin Lagasca was born on 31 October 1897, in Philippines as the son of Julian Lagasca and Segunda Ventura. He died on 5 March 1976, at the age of 78.

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Julian Lagasca
Segunda Ventura
Eusebio Lagasca
Valentin Lagasca

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    World Events (3)


    Age 1

    The U.S. navy destroys the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay. Spain cedes the Philippines to the U.S. under the Treaty of Paris in December, Philippines rebel leader Emilio Aguinaldo declares the Philippines independent on June 12, which will be recognized in the future as the Philippines' Independence Day.


    Age 5

    "Insurrection ends. Taft improves economic conditions, settles disputes over church ownership of land, establishes ""Pensionado""program, allowing Filipinos to study in U.S. , which helped modernize and westernize the country."


    Age 38

    Filipino people approve constitution creating the Philippine Commonwealth with Manuel Quezon y Molina as the first president. The Philippines is promised full independence within 10 years.

    Name Meaning

    Aragonese and Catalan: variant of Gasca ‘Basque’ (feminine form), with fused feminine definite article la. This surname is virtually non-existing in Spain; it is found mainly in the Philippines.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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