Philippines Historical events in 1947. Important events that happened in Philippines History, famous births, deaths and major events in 1947.
11th March 1947
Parity Rights amendment to the 1935 Constitution is ratified
Despite the granting of Independence to the Philippines, the Parity Rights amendment to the 1935 Constitution is ratified, ridiculously giving American citizens equal rights as Filipinos to exploit the natural resources of the Philippines.
14th March 1947
The Treaty of General Relations Signed
The Treaty of General Relations was signed, allowing the US Military Bases to be installed in the Philippines for 99 years.