Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.
1600 A solemn Eucharistic procession is held in Lumban, Laguna. 1623 A letter from the King directs Governor Alfonso Fajardo to push the exploration of the "Igorrote" mining region, and to send nutmeg from the islands of Nueva España. 1668 A mob of friars, army officers, and merchants, brandishing arms, upraised crucifixes, and lighted torches, led by Father Jose de Paternina, break into the governor's palace at night. Governor Diego de Salcedo, bound like a common criminal, is imprisoned first at the Franciscan and later at the Augustinian convent. His property is seized by his enemies, and the commissary takes possession of all his papers and valuable jewels. 1820 A general massacre by rioters of Chinese and other foreigners, including British, takes place in Manila and Cavite. Paul de la Gironiere, a French writer who witnesses the incident calls it the "Cholera Massacre." 1871 Birth of Tomas Mascarado, revolutionary general, in Kawit, Cavite. Died on July 7, 1932. 1898 General Thomas M. Anderson and his staff, while proceeding up the Pasig River in a steam launch, are ordered to return to the city by Filipino guards. 1899 American troops at Imus attack the Filipinos at San Nicolas, two miles east of Manila, and drive them from the road intersection there. Four men are slightly wounded. The enemy leaves six bodies on the field. The Filipinos attack the American lines just outside Manila which consist of the Twenty-fifth Infantry and Battery E of the Fourth Artillery and which repulse the attack. Three Americans are wounded. 1934 A Committee of seven consisting of Manuel C. Briones, Filemon Sotto, Manuel A. Roxas, Conrado Benitez, Vicente Singson Encarnacion, Miguel Cuaderno, and Norberto Romualdez, is appointed to draft the Constitution of the Philippines.