Who waved the Philippine flag 1868?
The Declaration of Philippine Independence, originally in Spanish, was written and read by Ambrosio Rianzares-Bautista during the event. Contrary to what many Filipinos now believe, it was also Rianzares-Bautista who waved the flag, not Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo who was inside his house.
Did Emilio Aguinaldo waved the flag?
It was first flown and waved by Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo in Kawit Cavite on June 12, 1898, during the Independence Day celebration. June 12 later was officially proclaimed as the National Independence Day by virtue of Proclamation No. 28 of President Diosdado Macapagal.
Did Ambrosio Bautista waved the flag?
Contrary to common belief, it was Bautista, and not Aguinaldo, who waved the Philippine flag before the jubilant crowd on June 12, 1898, during the Philippines Proclamation of Independence in Cavite.