OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE
BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 99
DECLARING FRIDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 16, 1942, A SPECIAL PUBLIC HOLIDAY
Whereas, there will be held on October 16, 1942, a special worship of the war dead newly enshrined at the Yasukuni Zinsya in Tokyo;
Whereas, it is but fitting and proper that the public officials and employees as well as the public should show due reverence on this occasion;
Now, therefore, pursuant to the authority conferred upon me as Head of the Central Administrative Organization by Order No. 1 of the Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Forces in the Philippines, in connection with Executive Order No. 20, dated March 20, 1942, I do hereby declare Friday afternoon, October 16, 1942, a special public holiday in order to enable the officials and employees and the public at large to properly observe the day.
Done in the City of Manila, Philippines, this 15th day of October, 1942.
(Sgd.) JORGE B. VARGAS
Chairman of the Executive Commission
Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library