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This page contains a chronology of events in or related to the Philippines from 1780 to 1789.
- Apr 26: Governor General Basco inaugurates the Economic Society of Friends of the Country in Manila. Ciriaco Carvajal, member of the Manila Royal Audiencia, becomes its first president. (Zaide 1994, 115)
- Mar 20: Governor General Basco issues a decree providing that the lands, carabaos, and farm implements of the farmers could not be seized by creditors, and that they could not be arrested or jailed during the time of planting or harvesting of crops. (Zaide 1994, 114)
- The Economic Society of Friends of the Country makes the first shipment of indigo to Europe. (Zaide 1994, 114)