APRIL 8

| April 8, 2021

1898
In the early hours of the morning, Pantaleon Villegas (better-known as “Leon Kilat”) is assassinated in Carcar Cebu. Thus ends the life of a legendary figure of the revolution in Cebu.

1942
Shell oil storage tanks are blown up by the Japanese and fire hits the city of Cebu as the USAFFE withdraws on the eve of the Japanese invasion.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu