A comprehensive timeline of Martial Law, the events that led up to it, the revolution that brought down the dictatorship, and its aftermath.
The anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law is on September 23, not September 21, as Marcos would have you believe.
On this day, Marcos stole Philippine democracy. Institutions were shut down, people were arrested, and many were killed. Here are the numbers.
Senator Benigno “Ninoy” S. Aquino Jr. was President Ferdinand E. Marcos’s most prominent and influential political opponent. He was assassinated on the tarmac of the Manila International Airport (now the Ninoy Aquino International Airport) in 1983.
President Ferdinand Marcos’s 20-year totalitarian regime ended in 1986. Its chaotic demise was brought about by several, intertwining factors.