Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.
1871 Birth of Juan Cailles, soldier, politician, in Nasugbu, Batangas. Died on June 28, 1951. 1896 Candido Tria Tirona, revolutionary general, secretary of war in the Magdalo revolutionary council, dies in action during the Battle of Binakayan, at Kawit, Cavite. 1899 Filipinas Ante Europa, a newspaper published in Madrid with Isabelo de los Reyes as editor, comes out for the first time. 1900 Lt. Colonel John S. Mallory, military attaché in Peking reports to the Secretary of War that the Hongkong Committee has, as of October 1900, the following arms ready for delivery to the Philippine Government: 5,000 rifles, 2,000 revolvers, 3,000 swords, 50,000 rounds of ammunition, thirty guns, four tons of gunpowder, and 100 bombs. 1902 Puerto Galera is made capital of the province of Mindoro by Public Act No. 500. Captain Robert G. Ofley is appointed first American Civil Governor of Mindoro. Public Act No. 499 is passed by the Philippine Commission annexing the province of Marinduque to the province of Tayabas. 1906 The Governor-General is authorized to free prisoners on parole.