Saturday, June 26, 2010

26 JUNE

1854 - Spanish Governor-General Manuel de Pavia of the Philippine Islands decrees the establishment of “Cartas de radio” (special radius permit), in the Central Luzon provinces of Laguna, Cavite, Bulacan, Pampanga and Tondo; the use of Cartas de radio, an identification paper aiming to ensure public safety from strangers, is to ensure peace and order by preventing strangers from entering any province without proper identification.

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