Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Filipino American History Month is celebrated in the United States during the month of October, commemorating the first recorded arrival of Filipinos on the land that is now the continental U.S. on October 18, 1587, by way of a Spanish galleon, that docked at what is now Morro Bay, California.
- Zinn Education Project article Oct. 18, 1587: First Documented Arrival of Filipinos in (what became) the U.S.
- A film by the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS): A Filipino American Story Since 1587 - "A Filipino American Story" is an animated video presenting the pivotal moments of courage, sacrifice, and triumphs of Filipino Americans since 1587 and how they paved the way for the current generation shaping the future today. This story is powered by NextDayBetter and AARP AAPI Community for Filipino American History Month.