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JANUARY 28

| January 28, 2021

1780 A royal decree establishes Samboan, Cebu, as a parish. This is confirmed by a decree of the Bishop of Cebu on November 3, 1784. 1954 Florentino D. Tecson takes his oath as Vice-Mayor of Cebu City upon his appointment by the Philippine President. 1958 A bishop’s decree recreates Talamban, Cebu, as a separate parish.

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Naglangoy sa Langit

Naglangoy sa Langit

| January 14, 2021

Naglangoy sa Langit   Yu, Hope. Naglangoy sa Langit Mga Gumalaysay Winner of the NCCA Writers Prize Cebu: University of San Carlos Press, 2019. P 600.00 in the Philippines *

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JANUARY 9

| January 9, 2021

1905 Capt. William E. Jordan Jr., assumes command of the U.S. garrison in Cebu, succeeding Lt. Col. William Paulding.

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JANUARY 8

| January 8, 2021

1848 A bishop’s decree confirms the erection of Oslob as a parish. 1900 Col. Edward J. McClernand, at the head of six companies of U.S. infantry, attacks insurgent positions in the Sudlon mountain. The Americans scatter the Cebuanos and destroy their entrenchments.

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JANUARY 7

| January 7, 2021

1947 The world-famous Image of the Virgin of Fatima of Portugal arrives in Cebu and is received by a huge crowd at Cebu Airport. Leading the Cebuano faithful is Archbishop Gabriel M. Reyes.

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JANUARY 6

| January 6, 2021

1622 A battle between a Spanish expeditionary force and 1, 500 rebels in Bohol takes place. The Spanish force consists of 50 Spanish and 1, 000 Cebuano troops under Juan de Alcarazo, alcalde mayor of Cebu. The Bohol rebellion is quelled after two weeks. 1961 Toledo is formally inaugurated as a chartered city under Republic […]

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Vicente Sotto Lecture Series: Dr. Resil Mojares

Vicente Sotto Lecture Series: Dr. Resil Mojares

| October 6, 2020

The USC Cebuano Studies Center invites you to the second lecture of the Vicente Sotto Lecture Series with National Artist for Literature, Dr. Resil Mojares, on 31 October 2020, Saturday at 2 PM to 4 PM on Zoom.   To join, kindly register at this link so that we can provide you with the Zoom […]

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InOtherWords Incorporated to Hold Online Conference

InOtherWords Incorporated to Hold Online Conference

| October 3, 2020

InOtherWords Incorporated, under the sponsorship of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, and in cooperation with the University of San Carlos Cebuano Studies Center, Mga Anak sa Dagang (MAD) and Pulong sa Mga Alagad sa Obra (PALABRA), will conduct an online conference “Mopalawod, Mopalawom: The Sea and Its Transformations in Cebuano Literature” on […]

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JANUARY 11

| January 11, 2020

1662 The Royal Audiencia (the Spanish superior court) sustains the claim of Cebuanos in Talisay that their lands had been unjustly seized from them by the Augustinians. The court orders that the land be returned to the Cebuanos. On March 8, 1662, however, the Court reversed itself and awarded the land to the Agustinian convent. […]

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Cebu Reads Lazaro Francisco

Cebu Reads Lazaro Francisco

| March 20, 2019

Still in line with the NLM celebration was the event dubbed as CEBU READS LAZARO FRANCISCO, held in the Fr. Albert Van Gansewinkel Hall in the University of San Carlos-Downtown Campus last 11 April 2019 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Under the sponsorship of the NCCA, KWF, and the USC Cebuano Studies Center, in […]

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