Here are some salient point in the Philippine History:
The first book published in the Philippines was Doctrina Cristiana.
The Father of Ilocano Literature is Pedro Bukaneg.
The Father of Tagalog Poetry is Francisco Baltazar.
Lola Basyang is the pen name of Severino Reyes.
The first and longest running komiks series in the Philippines is Kenkoy (Liwayway Magasin,1929)
The Father of Pampango Literature who wrote "There is no God" is Juan Crisostomo Soto.
The oldest existing newspaper in the Phi