On the 9th of October 1820, 3,000 men armed with pikes knives and bludgeon massacre all the stranger. 2 detachment of troops failed to quell the tumult which left 28 persons dead, 12 French, 2 Dutch and 14 English n American merchant n seamen. The following day 85 Chinese were also killed. The reason for the macabre episode was an invidious rumor began to circulate that the foreigners intended to annihilate the indios. They allegedly had perpetrated the CHOLERA by poisoning the water and air of Manila, a scheme they were said to have furthered when their medical personnel administered poison instead of medicine..
Later accounts fingers the FRIARS as the source of the rumors.
These could be taken from a scene of a Hollywood flick
but its not it did happened almost 200 years ago.
Who says HISTORY is Boring…