TANGGAPAN NG PANGULO NG PILIPINAS
(OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES)
PROCLAMATION NO. 877
DECLARING THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1971, AS A SPECIAL PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN QUEZON PROVINCE, LUCENA CITY AND QUEZON CITY.
WHEREAS, the ninety-third birthday anniversary of the late President Manuel L. Quezon falls on Thursday, August 19, 1971;
WHEREAS, the people of Quezon, his birthplace, and the city named after him should be given full opportunity to render homage to the memory of our illustrious leader; and
WHEREAS, the nineteenth of August of every year is also Citizenship Day under Proclamation No. 331 dated August 4, 1952;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, ALEJANDRO MELCHOR, Executive Secretary, by order of His Excellency, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, do hereby declare Thursday, August 19, 1971, as a special public holiday in Quezon Province, Lucena City and Quezon City. I enjoin the observance of the day with appropriate ceremonies designed to inculcate upon our people, especially the youth, the rights and duties of good citizenship.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 16th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-one.
(SGD.) ALEJANDRO MECHOR
By the Executive Secretary:
(SGD.) ROBERTO V. REYES
Assistant Executive Secretary