• The first public schools in California were founded by Spanish governor Diego de Borica.
term in office, the governor built ten more schools.
1795 The United States and Spain signed the Pinckney Treaty, by which Spain ceded the forts and ports to the United States on the eastern side of the Mississippi River.
also opened the river to free American navigation.
• California governor Diego de Borica founded the Villa de Branciforte, named after the Marqués de Branciforte, Miguel de la Grua Talamanca, viceroy of Mexico.