Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.
1799 Rafael Maria de Aguilar, liberal governor, issues a decree prohibiting the exportation of small silver coins. 1870 Birth of Colonel Quintin Salas, Ilongo revolutionary leader and the last Visayan revolutionist to surrender to the Americans. Died on January 24,, 1917. 1877 Birth of Carlos Ronquillo, Tagalog writer and newspaperman, in Floridablanca, Pampanga. Died on October 18, 1941. 1896 The Madrid authorities receive a telegram from Hongkong informing them that the situation in the Philippines is becoming critical with the rapid spread of the Revolution. Aguinaldo issues his first two manifestos from Kawit, Cavite. One entitled "Liberty, Equality and Fraternity," in which he defines the aim of the revolution as the attainment of independence and another which announces the formation of a central revolutionary committee for the government of towns under the revolutionary government. 1917 Ramon Avanceña is appointed associate justice of the Supreme Court.