At the eve of the Philippine Revolution of 1896, Pampanga was one of eight provinces placed under martial law for rebellion against the Spanish Empire; it is thus represented on the Philippine national flag as one of the eight rays of the sun.
Pampanga is served by Clark International Airport (formerly Diosdado Macapagal International Airport), which is in Clark Freeport Zone, some 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) north of the provincial capital.
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Although this is not a comprehensive list of all battes of WWII, it is a list of the major battles of World War II. Roosevelt led the United States during both the Great Depression and World War II.
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Due to excessive abuses committed by some encomenderos, King Philip II of Spain in 1574 prohibited the further awarding of private estates, but this decree was not fully enforced until 1620.
In a report of Philippine encomiendas on June 20, 1591, Governor-General Gómez Pérez Dasmariñas reported to the Crown that La Pampanga's encomiendas were Bataan, Betis y Lubao, Macabebe, Candaba, Apalit, Calumpit, Malolos, Binto, Guiguinto, Caluya, Bulacan and Mecabayan.Pampanga was re-organized as a province by the Spaniards on December 11, 1571.For better administration and taxation purposes, the Spanish authorities subdivided Pampanga into pueblos, which were further subdivided into districts (barrios) and in some cases into royal and private estates (encomiendas).Find out what happened in this timeline of World War II. Some of these battles lasted only days while others took months or years.Some of the battles were notable for the material losses such as tanks or aircraft carriers while others were notable for the number of human losses.During the Spanish regime it was one of the richest Philippine provinces.