Spanish II


Marikina becomes a separate town from Pasig in order of the governor-general. Its parish has been separated in 1696.


Pateros separates from Pasig as an independent parish by the decree of the Archbishop of Manila.


1886 The construction of bahay na bato in Pasig started in 1852 now called Bahay na Tisa of Don Cecilio Tech y Cabrera and they were the great grandparents of Historian Carlos Tech. Bahay na Tisa is the oldest house in Pasig. In 1881, Don Apolonio Santiago builds the Bahay na Bato in San Jose and in 1884 it turned into the Cuartel de la Guardia Civil which falls into the hands of the Katipunan in the battle of Nagsabado in 1896. it is now the Guanio residence. And in 1886, Don Manuel E. Jabson constructs his Bahay na Bato in Malinao. It is inherited by his daughter, Doña Leovigilda Jabson, who marries Dr. Pablo Alfonso. It is now the Alfonso clinic.


Andres Bonifacio founds the Katipunan. The Sangguniang Bayang Nagbangon is organized in Pasig. Its president is Eulalio Santiago (“Magaling”). Valentin Cruz, (Gugol) succeeded him.

1896, May

The Asamblea magna is held at the house of Valentin Cruz in San Nicolas. It is attended by Andres Bonifacio, Emilio Jacinto, Dr. Pio Valenzuela, Emilio Aguinaldo, Benjamin Santi, Valentin Cruz, and other representatives of the Katipunan. They agree to start the revolution on the day before Corpus Christi but did not occur because Dr. Jose Rizal noted that the people are not yet ready.

1896 August 28

Bonifacio issues a proclamation to all towns to rise up in arms and to commence the Revolution the next day.

1896 August 29

The first battle of the Katipunan begins, an event called Nagsabado sa Pasig. The Pasigueños succeeded in capturing the Tribunal and the Guardia Civil Headquarters.

When Bonifacio heard of the success of the first attack of the Spaniards in Pasig, he said, “Tunay pa lang magigiting ang BatamPasig."

The Chinese migrations to Malaysia and the Philippines shore began in the 7th Century A.D and reached their peak after 1644 owing to the Manchu conquest of China. These Chinese immigrants settled in Manila, Pasig included, and in the other ports, which were annually visited by their trade junks, they have cargoes of silk, tea, ceramics, and their precious jade stones.