Celebrating Filipino American History Month

October 1, 2008 · Posted in General · 30 Comments 

October has arrived and Filipino American History Month is here.  Long story short, the Filipino American National Historical Society established the month as Fil Am History Month based on the fact that some Pinoys jumped off a Spanish galleon called the Nuestra Senora de Buena Esperanza (aka Big Ass Spanish Boat) somewhere near Moro Bay, California back in October of 1587.  I’m paraphrasing but you get the gist of it.

What should we celebrate? It is our month but a lot of Americans are unaware of the significant contributions that Pinoys and Pinays have made to our country’s fabric. 

No need to fear ‘cause I got your Fil Am history remedial course right here on Pinoylife.com.

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