AUGUST 14

| August 14, 2020

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 into four dioceses, one of which is the Diocese of Cebu.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu