Victorino Galicia y Galicha

about 1894–1994 (Age 100)
Alcantara, Romblon, Philippines

The Life of Victorino

When Victorino Galicia y Galicha was born about 1894, in Alcantara, Romblon, Philippines, his father, Jacinto Galicia y Gallos, was 24 and his mother, Barcelisa Galicha y Arellano, was 22. He died in 1994, in his hometown, at the age of 100.

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World Events (8)

1898

Age 4

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.
1902

Age 8

"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."
1935

Age 41

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

Spanish: ethnic name for someone from the former kingdom of Galicia, now an autonomous region of northwestern Spain.

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

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