APRIL 2

| April 2, 2021

1864
San Remigio, Cebu, is established as a parish.

1873
Birth in Milton, Vermont, USA, of Robert Roberts Landon who pioneered in installing a telephone system and electric plant (Visayan Electric Co.) in Cebu in the early 1900s.

1898
Cebu Katipunan leaders Florencio Gonzales and Teopisto Cavan are arrested. The incident is believed to have hastened the outbreak of the anti-Spanish uprising in Cebu, originally set for April 8.

1910
Juan B. Gorordo of the secular clergy is appointed the 20th Bishop of Cebu.

1945
Mactan Airstrip becomes operational for U.S. transport planes after it is cleared by elements of the Americal Division.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu