The Sangley Insurrection of 1603: October 4, 1603, the Sangley insurrection broke out in Manila in the name of their governor Juan Baptista
On the night of Saint Francis day, Saturday, October 4, 1603, at about 11:00pm, Manila was attacked by the Chinese. It all started with the coming of 3 unnamed Mandarins from China. Pampangan warriors were rushed to the city and helped drove the Chinese away. The Chinese made their last stand in San Pablo City. Almost 23,000 Chinese perished in the rebellion.