Historical Calendar. National Historical Institute, Manila, 1996.

12 November

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The King orders Governor Silva to restrain, as prudently as possible, the arrogance of the religious; to check evasions of commercial laws and to pass certain regulations regarding the Mexican trade; to continue to forbid the Japanese from residing the islands; and to stop the military training of Filipinos.


Death Fray Juan Arrechederra who became Governor in September 21, 1745, quelled the insurrection in Batangas, and fortified Manila and Cavite against the English.


At the first meeting of the second session of the Spanish Cortes, D. Juan Francisco Lecaros and D. Andres Garcia Camba, representatitives-elect from the Philippines, present their credentials.


Birth of Mariano Sevilla, clergyman, educator, religious writer, founder of the Colegio de la Sagrada Familia, publisher editor of El Catolico Filipino, in Sta. Ines, Bulacan, Bulacan.  Died on November 23, 1923.


The Becerra law, named after the overseas Minister (Ministro de Ultramar), is approved.  It gives to the towns of Cebu, Iloilo, Jaro, Batangas, Albay, Nueva Caceres, and Vigan the right to organize Ayuntamiento similar to those of the municipalities of Spain.


A provisional government is established by the inhabitants in Negros with Aniceto Lacson, President; and Jose Luis Luzuriaga, Vice-President; and Jose Luis Luzuriaga, Vice-President of the Congress in Negros.


Tarlac is captured by the American forces.

A council of war is held at Bayambang, Pangasinan, to decide the continuation of the Philippine-American War through guerilla warfare.  It is attended by General Emilio Aguinaldo and other Filipino military leaders.


The U.S. Congress passes Joint Resolution No. 25 extending the terms of office of the President and Vice-President of the Commonwealth until the President of the United States shall have proclaimed the restoration of constitutional processes and the normal functions of the government in the Philippines.

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