About Ninoy: Timeline


May 8, 1980

Released from Fort Bonifacio to undergo a triple heart bypass at Baylor Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A

May 13, 1980

Operated and successfully given a triple bypass in Dallas, Texas

1980 – 1982

Fellow at Harvard University’s Center for International Affairs.

1982 – 1983

Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for International Studies.

Aug. 21, 1983

Assassinated at the airport seconds after disembarking a China Airlines plane from Taipei.

Aug. 31, 1983

Ninoy’s funeral march from Sto. Domingo Church, Quezon City to Manila Memorial Park, Parañaque, was the “longest funeral march in world history”. Around two million people joined the funeral.