Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.

6 October

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Capitulation of Manila, with the British conquerors demanding payment of P4,000,000 indemnity from the Spanish government and the surrender of fortified areas in Manila, Cavite, and other places.

Vice-Admiral Samuel Cornish reports the success in the operations against Manila and gives accounts of his expedition.

Simon de Anda promulgates an order enjoining watchfulness on the part of the alcaldes-mayor.  They are to forbid all passage to Manila, both of persons and supplies; are to deny aid to the British and all strangers under their jurisdiction; and are to arrest or kill all suspects


Birth of Aurelio Tolentino, outstanding poet, novelist, dramatist, and journalist, in Guagua, Pampanga.  Died on July, 1915.


Dr. Jose Rizal is taken from Montjuich castle in Barcelona to the transport "Colon" to sail back to the Philippines.  He is given a second class cabin and is held incommunicado.


Francis Burton Harrison, assumes office as governor-general.  He gives the Filipino citizens a majority in the appointive commission, and secures majority representation in the upper as well as in the lower house of the legislature.

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