The Battle of Manila (1570) was fought in Manila between the native Filipinos led by Raja Soliman (III) and the Spaniards led by Martin de Goiti, Maestro de Campo on May 24, 1570. The forces under Goiti were victorious and as a result Manila became a capital of the Philippines.
- Relation of the Voyage in Luzon sa Blair & Robertson. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803;Volume III, 1569-1576.
- Scott, William Henry. Barangay, Sixteenth Century Philippine Culture and Society. QC: Ateneo De Manila University Press, 1991.
Coordinates: 14°35′N 120°58′E / 14.583°N 120.967°E