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2022, October 20.  Ormoc City, Leyte – 75th Anniversary Charter Day

Litho Offset, Amstar Printing Company, Inc.,  Perf 14

Singles, Sheets of 40



12p - Ormoc City,75th Charter Day -  Singles  (35,000)



First Day Covers:  Manila & Ormoc City




Ormoc City, Leyte – 75th Anniversary Charter Day - 1947-2022

Ormoc City, Leyte, celebrated its 75th Charter Day at the Ormoc City Superdome. Gracing the historic celebration are President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., US Ambassador Marykay Carlson, National Commission for Culture and the Arts and National Historical Commission of the Philippines Chairman Rene Escalante, National Museum of the Philippines Director General Jeremy Barns, Department of Tourism Secretary Maria Christina Frasco, Philpost Chairman Norman Fugencio, Leyte 4th District Representative Richard Gomez, and Ormoc City’s Mayor Lucy Torres Gomez.

After the unveiling, the signing of the Official First Day Covers was held, followed by a five-minute introduction of Battle of Ormoc Bay Commemoration performed by the famous El Gamma Penumbra.

Republic Act No. 179 was signed on October 20, 1947, designating Ormoc as a city, becoming the first city in the Eastern Visayas region and the fifteenth city in the Philippines.



  • Historical Event




Articles by Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak

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