Monday, September 24, 2012

Fact of the Day: Phillip's Land

The Philippines get its name from King Phillip II of Spain who was honored with the namesake by explorers while he was still a prince. 

6 comments:

Alex said...

Peru means turkey... But turkey and peru are all different countries

DEZMOND said...

I've always wondered about the name....

Come At Me Bro said...

This is great!

Emmylou said...

Oooooo...TY for reminding me about this piece of history:) (am Filipino)

Unknown said...

oh!!! didn't knew that

Christine said...

really!