29 September


Governor Rojo personally commands a surprise attack by 500 Filipinos and a number of Spanish residents on the British.


The island of Burias is placed under the Revolutionary Government by General Ananias Diokno, its seat being in San Pascual.

The first number of El Heraldo de la Revolucion is issued at Malolos, Bulacan. As the official publication, of the Malolos Congress, it prints and publishes the decrees, proclamations, and accounts of the proceedings of the Congress.

The declaration of independence of the Philippines is ratified by the Revolutionary Congress at Malolos, Bulacan.

Dr. T.H. Pardo de Tavera is appointed honorary member of the Board of Health of Manila by General Elwell S. Otis.


Mabini prepares a memorandum to General MacArthur stating that independence is the ideal nearest to the hearts of the great majority of the Filipinos, "with the limitations imposed by the Americans and accepted by the Filipinos."


In retaliation for the attacks and threats made by the American soldiers on the people of Balangiga, Samar, the townspeople attack them while they are having breakfast at their quarters in the convent house, killing 45 soldiers and 3 officers.