history-ph update: 1,500 pageviews plus!

The Young Filipino Historian, now under the URL http://history-ph.blogspot.com/had been revived after almost 17 months of inactivity and has now reached another milestone.

From December 2012 until September 2014, there were only 1,088 page views for this site. As for the whole month of October, this site has received 472 page views. This November, the blog had received 1,500 page views. That is, already triple of the total October views. To think there are three more days to go for November!

Also, the official Facebook page of this history blog (like by clicking the like button at the sidebar) was launched last October 29. By November 25, the page had reached 100 likes. As of the moment, it now has 105 likes. Log in to your Facebook now and like the page!


Check out the most popular articles this November:

* Goodbye, Alibata? Quo vadis, Baybayin?
Recently, the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (Commission on the Philippine Language) released Virgilio Almario's article disproving that the ancient Filipino script is called Alibata. What is being pushed is Baybayin, and the article went as far as lambasting lack of media coverage on the issue, as well as preaching a "cleansing" of DepEd (Department of Education) staff from Alibata. It was as if Alibata was a curse to be driven away. (Read more >>)

* Is the Christ historical? The historicity of Jesus (Alpha)
Is Jesus Christ historical? ... it has recently come to my attention that Jesus Christ, in one of the most famous social media sites in the world, is portrayed as a Fictional Character, as opposed to other religion founders who were labelled as Public Figures (like Siddhartha Gautama, the one called Buddha). What is aimed here is to trace, at least in the preliminary sense, the historicity of Jesus, the one called Christ. (Read more >>)

* Alternative Parties in the Philippines: Sakdalista Party
The period traversing the years 1907 to 1941 featured our first experience of nationwide politics, with the country having 13 elections in all. Although conducted under auspices of American administration, it is without doubt that this period began forming the Filipino statesmen (or politicians for that matter) whose valuable service our nation still remembers until today. However, with the many political parties these people brought forth during the period, only the Nacionalista Party dominated the scene. Also, only the Nacionalista Party survived from this era and is continuing to operate until today. What were almost neglected in the mainstream political history of our country during this period were the political parties formed in opposition to the gargantuan Nacionalista, but failed to survive to see America grant independence to her only colony in Asia. (Read more >>)

See the most popular articles of all time at the sidebar.


While I was before lambasted for considering website statistics as history, is statistics in itself not part of history? Also, is this not a blog that also has its own history? History, as the second oldest profession in the world, encompasses all that has happened in the past. Well, we did take note the time that Gangnam Style broke through 1 billion and 2 billion views, respectively, right? Let us make our minds open. Again, I thank you for understanding the purpose of documenting these website statistics.

All time country origins of page views

This history blog now ranks among the top entries in the search engine Google
This history blog also ranks among the top entries in the search engine Yahoo

This history blog also ranks among the top entries in the search engine Bing

I, the author, am very humbled for this warm welcome given to the restoration of this emerging history blog - The Young Filipino Historian. Also, I fervently believe that this is only the beginning the many more achievements to come for your rising history blog. Small success may this be to many, but take to mind that you are always to be entrusted with small things first.

Finally, may God provide you with many more blessings!

history-ph update: 1,500 pageviews plus! history-ph update: 1,500 pageviews plus! Reviewed by Al Raposas on Thursday, November 27, 2014 Rating: 5


  1. wow, 1500 pageviews, interesting blog.

    1. Thank you. I am hoping that you also read the succeeding articles.