Philippine-American War (1899 - 1914), a council of war held in Bayombong, Pangasinan decides to continue the war for freedom through guerilla warfare as Tarlac, the capital of the northward retreating First Philippine Republic, falls into the hands of the invading United States forces; attended by Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo and other military leaders, the decision to push through with the war against the imperialist Bald Eagle nation came exactly a month after the invaders began a major offensive in its war of invasion against the fledgling republic of the Southeast Asian nation.
1943 - The terms of office of the President and Vice-President of the American colony, the Philippines, is extended when the United States Congress passes Resolution No. 25;
the joint resolution, which also declares that the extension will
last until such time the U.S. president shall have restored
constitutional processes and normal government functions of its
colony, comes amidst the Japanese Occupation of the American colony in the Southeast Asian
region during World War II.