REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 84

CREATING AN ANNIVERSARY COMMITTEE TO FORMULATE PLANS AND DEVISE WAYS AND MEANS FOR THE APPROPRIATE OBSERVANCE OF OCTOBER FOURTEENTH.

WHEREAS, the fourteenth of October, nineteen hundred and forty-three, is of great historical import to the Filipino people as it was on that day that the Republic of the Philippines was proclaimed and inaugurated; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the day be observed this year with appropriate ceremonies in order to impress upon our people and especially upon the youth of the land the significance of this transcendental event;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSE P. LAUREL,  President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby constitute and create an Anniversary Committee to be composed of the following:

The Minister of Home Affairs Chairman
Hon. Pedro Sabido Member
” Arsenio N. Luz
” Francisco Zulueta
” Arsenio Bonifacio
” Guillermo B. Francisco
” Gabriel Mañalac
” Sergio Bayan
” Dominador Tan
” Leon G. Guinto
” Vicente Singson Encarnacion
” Elpidio Quirino
” Vicente Madrigal
Mr. Toribio Teodoro
Mrs. Francisca T. Benitez
Dr. Jose A. de Jesus

The Committee shall meet at the call of the Chairman and shall make the necessary arrangements for the most appropriate way of celebrating the occasion this year.

Done in the City of Manila, this 5th day of September, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and forty-four, and of the Republic of the Philippines, the first.

(SGD.) JOSE P. LAUREL
President of the Republic of the Philippines

By the President:
(SGD.) EMILIO ABELLO
Executive Secretary