AUGUST 28

| August 28, 2017

Fiesta of Alcantara, Cebu

Fiesta of Carmen, Cebu

1945

Lt. Gen. Tadashu Kataoka, commander of the Japanese 1st Division, surrenders his troops to Gen. William Arnold, Americal Division commander, in field rites held at Kilometer 82 in northeastern Cebu (in the vicinity of Borbon). This marks the end of the Japanese occupation in Cebu.

1956

Ludabi, an organization of Cebuano vernacular writers in Visayas and Mindanao, is founded.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu