of Leading Events in the Philippines: 17th Century
Source: John Forman, "The Philippine Islands" (1906)|
(Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society)
|16th century - 17th century - 18th century - 19th century - 20th century|
|1603||Chinese mandarins came to see the "Mount of Gold" in Cavite.|
Massacre of Chinese; about 24,000 slain or captured.
|1604||Los Baños hospital, church, and convent were established.|
|1606||Recoleto friars' first arrival.|
|1613||The Spanish victory (over the Dutch) of Playa Honda.|
|1616||Earliest recorded eruption of the Mayon Volcano.|
|1622||Rebellion in Bojol Island led by Dagóhoy.|
|1626||The image of "The Virgin of Antipolo" was first brought to
A Spanish colony was founded in Formosa Island.
|1638||Corcuera's expedition against the Moros landed in Sulu Island.|
|1640||Foundation of the sultanate of Mindanao.
Separation of Spain and Portugal.
Spain made an unsuccessful attempt to capture Macao.
|1641||Earliest recorded eruption of the Taal Volcano.|
|1642||Attempts to proselytize Japan cased.|
|1645||Saint Thomas' College was raised to the status of a university.|
|1649||Rebellion of "King" Málong and "Count" Gumapos.|
|1660||Massacre of Chinese.|
|1662||Koxinga a Chinese adventurer, threatened invasion.
Great Massacre of Chinese in Manila.
|1669||The "Letter of Anathema" was publicly read for the first time.|
|1684||Spanish Prime Minister Valenzuela was banished to Cavite.|
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created: April 5, 1996
updated: May 20, 1999
APSIS Editor Johann Stockinger