10 September


Gabriela Silang fights a battle with the Spaniards in Vigan.


Birth of Nicolas Zamora, founder of the Iglesia Evangelica Metodista de las Islas Pilipinas.


The capital of the Revolutionary Government moves to Malolos, Bulacan, from Bacoor, Cavite, in view of the danger of an armed clash between the American forces and the revolutionaries.

The American Soldier, a privately owned American newspaper in the Philippines founded by George S. Geis, publishes its first issue in Manila.

American forces reconnoiter the vicinity of Sampaloc provoking General Pantaleon Garcia, who holds this particular line of defense, to report the matter to General Aguinaldo. He is ordered to ask the Americans to leave and to prepare to defend his line against any intrusion.

With the Americans reportedly pressing forward north of the river towards Caloocan and La Loma, Aguinaldo authorizes resistance to secure these positions.

Howard Bray writes Emilio Aguinaldo that General Merritt has intimated to him that the Revolutionary Government should occupy Visayas and Mindanao.