Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.

10 October

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Pampangos rise in revolt under the leadership of Francisco Maniego.


General Downsonne Drake arrives in Manila to assume the post of Governor.  At this time, Archbishop-Governor Antonio Rojo urges the religious not to abandon their convents and to leave in each of them at least six friars to minister to the spiritual needs of the people.


The Grand Lodge of Spain urges every mason in the Spanish domains to induce the senators and representatives of Spain to work in favor of parliamentary representation in the Philippines.


Upon orders of a military court, Apolinario Mabini is arrested in his house by a sergeant of the Guardia Civil Veterana and confined to the San Juan de Dios Hospital because of his illness.

Death of Teodoro Plata, one of the founders of the Katipunan.  Born in the year 1866.

General Elwell S. Otis demands the removal of Filipino forces from Paco, Pandacan, and other points established by survey to be within the city limits.


The Bureau of Mines is organized.


The Revolutionary Committee in Hongkong asks for a constitutional convention.


A new opium law is passed, prohibiting the use of the drug after March 1, 1908.


Executive Order No. 54 is signed by Governor-General Leonard Wood creating a Committee of Arrangements for the ceremony of deliver of a copy of Juan Luna's Spoliarium painted by Juan Antonio Benlluire and a bronze bust of Juan Luna by Mariano Benlliure friends of Juan Luna in Rome (1880-1884), a project sponsored by Don Vicente Palmaroli, Consul General of Spain in the Philippines.

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