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Did you know that: On September 20, 1997, USS Bataan (LHD-5), a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship was commissioned. The ship was named to honor, the defense of the Bataan Peninsula during the World War II.

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Did you know that: On September 18, 1993, Richard H. Landau dies at 79 in Century City, California, USA. He is the writer of the film “Back to Bataan”, a story about the World War II in Bataan. It was released throughout the USA and other countries.

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Did you know that: On September 17, 1945, after forty (40) months of being a Prisoner of War (POW) of the Japanese Imperial Army, Colonel Michael A. Quinn was finally free. He kept a diary throughout his captivity and was published in 1977, entitled “Love letters to Mike: forty months as a Japanese P.O.W, April 9, 1942 to September 17, 1945: the diary of Colonel Michael A. Quinn”.

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Did you know that: On September 16, 1852, the Nuestra Senora del Rosario church and its convent in Orani was badly damaged by the strong earthquake.

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Did you know that: On September 15, 1899, Captain Harry Gouldman and his American troops attacked the municipality of Orion and burned Santo Domingo Church to the ground.

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Did you know that: On September 14, 1987, Samal, Bataan was featured in the New York Times. The article was written by Seth Mydans, entitled “In Insurgent Stronghold on Bataan, a Fierce Battle”

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Did you know that: On September 13, 1941, Congressman Enrique “Tet” Garcia Jr., was born in Poblacion, Balanga. He was elected Congressman representing the Second (2nd) District in 1987. In 1992, he was elected as the Governor of Bataan and he returned to serve as Congressman from 1995 to 2004. In 2004-2013, he served as a three (3) termer Provincial Governor.

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Did you know that: On September 12, 1942, the First Bataan Day Parade was held in the village of Proviso Township High School, Maywood in Illinois.

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Did you know that: On September 11, 1973. Brgy. Santa Rosa in Pilar officially opened the talipapa (small market) to the public.

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Did you know that: On September 7, 2008, Steve Raymond, one of the few remaining survivors of the infamous death march passed away peacefully.

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Did you know that: On September 6, 1983, Alfonso Paguio rested in peace with the Lord. He is the former Mayor of the Municipality of Pilar from 1960-1967.

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Did you know that: On September 6, 1983, Alfonso Paguio rested in peace with the Lord. He is the former Mayor of the Municipality of Pilar from 1960-1967.

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Did you know that: On September 5, 2008, a memorial service was held to honor the retired Chief Master Sgt, Paul Lankford, a Bataan Death March survivor and the first commandant of the Air National Guard Non-Commissioned Officer Academy at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base.

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Did you know that: On September 4, 1975, the Department of Education and Culture (DEC) authorized then Bataan National School of Arts and Trades (BNSAT), now the Bataan Peninsula State University, to offer Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology (BSIT) and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Education (BSIE).

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Did you know that on August 30, 2016, Bataan 1st District Congresswoman Geraldine B. Roman was recently chosen by People Asia magazine as one of their women of style and substance featuring her as the first openly transgender woman in Philippine politics in their August-September issue?

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Did you know that on August 27, 2014 the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) presented the SEATCA ‘Smoke-free City’ Award to Balanga City Mayor Joet Garcia, for “Exemplary commitment to protecting the health of its people by making all enclosed places and outdoor places 100% smoke-free.”?

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Did you know that on August 26, 1945 General Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines to liberate the country including Bataan?

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Did you know that every August 23 Santa Rosa, Pilar celebrates their feast day?

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Did you know that on August 19, 1945 was the last flight of Bataan 1 which was used by the Japanese for transport?

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Did you know that on August 17, 2015 the High Five Program launched by DOH was conducted in Bataan?

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Did you know that on August 15, 2016, 50,000 trees were planted at Tala Orani, Bataan watershed areas?

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Did you know that on August 8, 2008 was the consecration of the altar and solemn dedication of the church of the St. Peter of Verona Parish in Hermosa Bataan?

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Did you know that on August 2,1889, Sabino de Leon Sr. was born in Wakas South in Pilar, who joined the PNP in Manila as the Chief of Police of the Quezon City Police Department in 1924 and later on became 12th Governor of Bataan?

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Did you know that on July 27, 1941 during the battle for Bataan, Roosevelt created a new command when the USAFFE stayed in the Philippines?

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Did you know that on July 24, 1961, Barangays of Daan Bago, Lati, Wakas and Wawa in the Municipality of Orion were established as a regular barangay thru a Municipal Resolution No. 40?

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Did you know that on July 19, 2015, the 39th National Milo Marathon was held in Balanga Bataan?

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Did you know that on July 19, 2015, the 39th National Milo Marathon was held in Balanga Bataan?

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Did you know that on July 18, 2011, the National Youth Cross has arrived and stayed at the St. Joseph Cathedral in the City of Balanga?

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Did you know that on July 17, 1968, Proclamation No. 432 entitled “Amending Proclamation No. 25 Dated April 18, 1968, which established the Mt. Samat National Shrine Reservation situated in the Municipality of Pilar, Province of Bataan, Island of Luzon, by including in the area embraced therein an adjacent parcel land”, was passed and signed by Ferdinand E. Marcos, then President of the Philippines?

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Did you know that on July 16, 1977 the Roman Expressway was completed?

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Did you know that on July 14, 1877 Father Ramon Reixach already suggested the erection of Limay as a mission station like Bagac because it was too far from Orion for a more convenient and efficient ministry?

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Did you know that on July 10, 1942, one of the articles in Chicago Tribune was entitled “ We’re going Back to Bataan”?

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Did you know that on July 8, 1946 Aracdio Herrera, the 16th mayor of Pilar ended his term during this date?

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Did you know that on July 7, 2016 BPSU-developed cookstove that can be used to light a bulb and charge cellphone?

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Did you know that on July 6, 1942 Colonel Ito, commander of the US prison camp at Mariveles, Bataan became the commander of Camp O’Donnell?

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Did you know that on July 4, 1877 Limay is the last town to be recognized as part of Bataan?

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Did you know that on July 3, 2016 Bataan was tagged as the second fastest growing province in Central Luzon based on the 2015 Census of Population, with its freeports producing thousands of jobs ready to meet the population spurt?

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Did you know that on June 30, 2015 Bataan boosts ties with religious group to help PWDs?

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Did you know that on June 28, 1981 Antonio P. Roman Jr. became the Deputy Minister of Finance of Minister Cesar Virata?

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Did you know that on June 27-28 1985, Typhoon Daling hits Panilao, Santa Rosa and Alauli and causes massive destruction to crops and infrastructures?

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Did you know that on June 25, 1768 an inventory of the church of Abucay shows how “well provided was the church of Abucay with furnishings, sacred vestments and vessels” at the time of secularization?

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Did you know that every 24th of June Dinalupihan, Bataan celebrated its Tubig Festival?

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Did you know that on June 22, 1768, the Dominicans transferred Orani to the secular clergy?

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Did you know that on June 15, 1596 Samal was accepted as a visita of Abucay?

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Did you know that on June 14, 2005, the Local Government Unit of Pilar passed the Municipal Ordinance No. -07, Series of 2005, enacting the Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Code?

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Did you know that on June 13, 2016 Bataan Vice Gov-elect Garcia passes away?

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Did you know that on June 12, 1978 Antonio Roman Jr., who was born in Orani Bataan, ran for Assemblyman of Central Luzon?

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Did you know that on June 11, 2015 the APEC Senior Finance Officials held their meeting on Las Casas, Bagac Bataan?

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Did you know that on June 10, 1588 the Abucay was created?

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Did you know that on June 9, 1930 Sabino De Leon Jr., one of the illustrious sons of Pilar who served as the Justice of the Supreme Court?