Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.
1698 Archbishop Camacho issues an order which specifies the fees to be collected for the administration of the sacraments. 1739 Governor Gaspar de la Torre lays the cornerstone of the Franciscan church in Sampaloc, Manila. 1762 A decree is issued by the British authorities declaring Anda and his followers to be rebels. 1786 A Royal decree is issued for the monopoly of gun-powder in the Philippines. 1805 The Governor of Zamboanga, Francisco Bayot, concludes a treaty of peace with Mohamad Ali Mudin, sultan of Jolo, in which the later agreed that foreigners cannot reside in his dominions without the consent of the Spanish government, and in case of war, that his port will be closed to enemies of Spain. 1897 Aguinaldo authorizes Pedro A. Paterno "to enter into harmonious relations with the Spanish government, giving him full powers to determine, fix, and receive the total sum of funds or values which the Spanish government will grant us." 1898 The Republic of Negros is proclaimed in the town of Bago by the Revolutionary forces led by General Juan Anacleto Araneta and Aniceto Lacson. A telegram is received appraising the Filipino agents at Yokohama that arms are needed very badly by the Revolutionary Government. 1905 Governor Luke E. Wright leaves the Philippines. 1944 The U.S. Carrier Task Force attacks Luzon today and again on the 6th, 13th, 14th, 19th and 25th of this month. Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected President of the United States for the fourth time.