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Benigno 'Ninoy' Aquino is not just a face in the Php 500 bill.

Benigno ‘Ninoy’ Aquino is not just a face in the Php 500 bill

 

 Ninoy – Benigno Simeon Aquino, Jr., is not just a face in the Php 500 bill; nor just the father of the current Philippine President Benigno Simeon ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III. Ninoy was the husband of the late president Corazon ‘Cory’ C. Aquino, a Filipino Senator and a former Governor of Tarlac. Ninoy was born on November 27, 1932. Today, August 21, we commemorate Ninoy’s 30th  death anniversary and his martyrdom. He was assassinated at the Manila International Airport in 1983 upon returning from his self-imposed exile. His death catapulted his widow, Cory, into the political limelight, and prompted her to run for President as member of the UNIDO party in the 1986 snap […]