RSSToday in the History of Cebu


| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

1907 The Philippine Commission passes Public Act No. 1688 providing funds for the completion of the Cebu-Toledo and Carcar-Barili roads. 1945 President Jose P. Laurel announces the dissolution of the Philippine Republic established during the Japanese occupation.

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| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fiesta of Cordova, Cebu   Fiesta of Asturias, Cebu   1742 A royal cedula is issued exempting the Cebuanos from payment of tribute in recognition of their help in Spanish pacification efforts.   1836 A Bishop decree confirms the erection of Talisay, as a parish under the patronage of Santa Teresa de Jesus.   1951 […]

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| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

1900 The residents of Talisay, Pardo, and Minglanilla, file separate formal protests against the American occupation of their town.   1905 Secretary of War William Howard Taft visits Cebu.

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| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

1569 In a document promulgated in Madrid, the Spanish King name Miguel Lopez de Legazpi “Governor and Captain General of the Island of Cebu and all the other settlements which you (Legazpi) or any other person whatsoever may hereafter make in the islands.”   1595 Pope Clement VII issues a bull dividing the Philippine see […]

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| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

1874 Birth in Barili, Cebu, of lawyer and Cebu representative to the Philippine Assembly Casiano Causin.   1900 The residents of Madridejos file a formal protest against the American occupation of their town.

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| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

1655 Fr. Juan Velez, Bishop of Cebu, takes formal possession of the diocese of Cebu.   1912 Birth of Popular Cebuano composer Domingo (Minggoy) Lopez.

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| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

1884 Birth in Carcar, Cebu, of Filomeno M. Dayanan (1884-1949), better-known as “Fimerda”, poet, fictionist and lexicographer.

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| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

1858 A Bishop’s decree confirms the erection of Daan Bantayan as a parish. Its patroness is Santa Rosa de Santa Maria.   1903 Florentino Rallos is suspended as municipal president of Cebu. The vice-president (vice-mayor), Filemon Sotto, takes over but he, too, is suspended for disobedience on Dec. 23, 1903.

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| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

1847 By a royal decree, Ginatilan, Cebu, is established as a parish. It is separated from Samboan and placed under the patronage of San Gregorio Magno.

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| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

1964 The City Government of Cebu enters into an agreement with the Lamplighters World Peace Mission (Phil.), Inc., for the latter to establish and manage the Cebu City Zoo.

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