Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.
1720 By royal decree, Philippine commerce with Nueva España is restricted to 300,000 to 500,000 pesos, and to certain products and manufactured articles, from which are strictly excluded all silken fabrics; the amount of money sent in return is limited to 600,000 pesos; citizens of Nueva España are strictly forbidden to send their own money to the Philippines and various precautions, restrictions, penalties provided. This decree was received at Manila on August 2, 1722. 1868 A decree of the superior civil government orders that pupils may attend school of primary instruction until the age of 18, voluntary beginning at the age of 14. 1899 The Revolutionary Government submits a proposal to send five commissioners to Manila to arrange the release of disabled Spanish prisoners and discuss peace conditions. 1922 Senate President Manuel L. Quezon is inducted into "Legionarios del Trabajo," a labor organization.