APRIL 26

| April 26, 2021

1888
“La Esperanza,” an economic association aimed at developing agriculture and commerce in Cebu, calls its first general meeting. Members are of Cebu’s economic elite: Buenaventura Veloso, Victoriano Osmeña, Pedro Cui, Francisco Llorente, Valeriano Climaco, Florentino Rallos, and others.

1930
The first issue of Babaye (1930-40), a Cebu magazine edited by Napoleon Dejoras, comes out.

1943
A Conference of Governors, City Mayors and Senior Constabulary Officers of the Visayas, is held in Cebu City. Guest speakers are the Director General of the Japanese Military Administration and Chairman Jorge B. Vargas of the Philippine Commission.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu