Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.
1762 The British authorities issue a proclamation permitting the Filipino residents of Tondo (Manila) the free exercise of the Catholic religion, exempting them from the tribute and forced labor, and granting them other rights enjoyed by British subjects, on condition that they immediately renounce the allegiance they have pledged to Governor Anda. 1835 British of Lorenzo Guerrero, painter and teacher of the great Filipino masters of the 19th century, in Ermita, Manila. Died on April 8, 1904. 1841 Execution of Apolinario de la Cruz, religious leader and martyr. 1873 Birth of Jaime de Veyra, patriot, statesman, scholar and journalist, in Tanauan, Leyte. Died on March 7, 1963. 1901 Sedition Law, Act No. 292, is passed by the Philippine Commission to suppress agitations for Philippine independence.