1890–25 October 1969 (Age 79) Bulacan, Bulacan, Philippines
The Life of Antonino Roque
Antonino Roque Ponce Sr. was born in 1890, in Bulacan, Bulacan, Philippines. He had at least 1 son with Pacita Espinili Ison. He died on 25 October 1969, in Metro Manila, Philippines, at the age of 79.
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.
"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."
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.
Spanish and French: from the medieval personal name Ponce, ultimately from Pontius, a Roman family name of uncertain origin, perhaps an ethnic name for someone from Pontus (named with Greek pontos ‘ocean’) in Asia Minor, or an Italic cognate of Latin Quintus ‘fifth’ (i.e. ‘fifthborn’). The name was borne by two 3rdcentury saints, a Carthaginian deacon and a martyr of Nice, but was not widely popular in the Middle Ages because of the inhibiting influence of the even more famous Pontius Pilate. In some cases, though, the surname may have been originally used for someone who had played the part of this character in a religious play.