Knowing that the Spanish governor was executed by having molten gold poured down his throat is important, because it shows us the awful things that people can do to each other. Every part of history is important. As the saying goes, if we do not learn from history, we are doomed to repeat it.
The execution of a siengle Spanish governor towards the end of the 16th century certainly doesn't amount to much from a historical point of view. Nevertheless; the painful and monstrous method of pouring molten gold down a person's throat does serve as historical evidence of how ruthless and merciless executions in those days used to be.
Imperialist politics thrive on a lust for wealth and riches. By pouring molten gold down his throat in 1599, the people were giving the Spanish governor exactly what he asked for. They were quenching his thirst. Through this action, the people made a statement that they wouldn't suffer the destruction of their lands and cultures at the hands of greedy, selfish politicians.
The execution of a Spanish governor in 1599 by having molten gold poured down his throat is not something of historical significance, it was just another cruel way people in that era used to kill each other. What is of historical significance is the fact that a king was killed but not how he was killed.