Pinagbayanan 50th Anniversary
Published Friday, June 02, 2006 by jafiti | E-mail this post
Pinagbayanan will celebrate its 50th founding anniversary next year. It was converted into a barrio on June 20, 1957. Pinagbayanan was formerly a sitio of Linga, Pila, Laguna. It is the site of Philippines’ oldest crematorium found in 1967 by a group of archeologists from the University of San Carlos, Cebu City. Republic Act No. 1689 is printed in full below.
H. NO. 5140
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1689
AN ACT CONVERTING THE SITIO OF PINAGBAYANAN, MUNICIPALITY OF PILA, PROVINCE OF LAGUNA, INTO A BARRIO OF SAID MUNICIPALITY.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. The Sitio of Pinagbayanan, Municipality of Pila, Province of Laguna, is converted into a barrio of said municipality.
SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved, June 20, 1957
From: Official Gazzette, August 31, 1957 page 5136
GPD PI.6 1957 53(16)
Philippine National Library