Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.
1762 Simon de Anda y Salazar makes Bacolor, Pampanga, the temporary capital of the Philippines in view of the British invasion of Manila. 1815 Suppression of the Manila-Acapulco trade carried on by galleons for over two centuries and popularly known as the Galleon Trade. 1897 Emilio Jacinto, the Brains of the Katipunan, writes his masterpiece, A La Patria (To My Fatherland), which was probably inspired by Rizal' Ultimo Adios. 1899 Upon orders of General Elwell S. Otis, Colonel Elliot and 300 marines attack the Filipinos outside Noveleta, Cavite, and carry the outposts and the town, while General Schwann takes Old Cavite and the approaches of Noveleta. The s.s. Patrol shells the countryside, but the marines are subjected to hot fire from the Filipinos. 1902 The Bureau of Education is established under the executive control of the Department of Public Instruction and the provinces organized into school districts with division superintendents taking charge. 1921 The Wood-Forbes Mission submits a report to President Harding on the lack of educated public opinion in the Philippines and the fact that the Filipino people are not prepared, either from an economic, or a military viewpoint, to assume the responsibilities of an independent nation.