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AUGUST 3

| August 3, 2021

1900 The residents of Liloan and Tabogon, through their respective town councils, register a formal protest against the American occupation of their towns. 1940 Jose Delgado assumes the mayorship of Cebu City, succeeding Vicente Rama. Delgado remains mayor until April 10, 1942, when he is succeeded by Juan C. Zamora, Japanese occupation mayor of Cebu.

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AUGUST 2

| August 2, 2021

1836 A Bishop’s decree confirms the erection of Talisay, Cebu, as a separate parish.

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AUGUST 1

| August 1, 2021

1904 An armed encounter takes place in Sudlon between the Filipino-American constabulary and the pulahanes. (Pulahanes were an irregular movement of social rebels and anti-American insurgents in the early 20th century). Fifty pulahanes were reported killed. 1944 Sergio Osmeña, Sr., succeeds to the presidency of the Philippine Commonwealth upon the death of Manuel L. Quezon. […]

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July 31

| July 31, 2021

1737 Death of Bishop Manuel Ocio de Ocampo, bishop of Cebu in 1733-1737. 1832 A bishop’s decree confirms the erection of Sogod, Cebu, as a parish under the patronage of Santiago Apostol. A royal decree created the parish of Sogod on June 8, 1832.

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July 30

| July 30, 2021

1860 A Spanish royal decree creates a customs house in Cebu. This also marks the official opening of the port of Cebu to international trade. 1900 Residents of Mandaue, through their town council, register a formal protest against the American occupation of their town. 1907 Members of the First Philippine Assembly are elected. Among those […]

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July 29

| July 29, 2021

1880 Birth of Jose Alonso, Asturias municipal president and representative of Cebu’s 7th district to the Philippine Assembly. 1932 Gabriel M. Reyes of the secular clergy is appointed as the first Archbishop (and 21st Bishop) of Cebu. 1944 Japanese troops raid the town of Mambaling and effect arrests and massacre of civilians in what is […]

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July 28

| July 28, 2021

1900 The residents of Borbon, Cebu, through their town council, file a formal protest against the American occupation of their town. 1952 The first issue of popular Cebuano magazine, Alimyon, comes off the press.

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July 26

| July 26, 2021

Fiesta of Barili, Cebu. 1854 Tuburan, Cebu, is established as a parish by virtue of a royal decree. This is confirmed by a Bishop’s decree on February 13, 1857. 1900 The residents of the town of Santa Rosa register a formal protest against the American occupation of their town.

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July 25

| July 25, 2021

Fiesta of Sogod, Compostela and Badian. Fiesta of Santiago Apostol, Patron of the Spanish Community of Cebu. 1890 Alcoy, Cebu, is established as a parish. 1904 Sergio Osmeña is appointed provincial fiscal of Cebu.

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JULY 24

| July 24, 2021

1870 Birth in Cebu, Cebu, of Arsenio V. Climaco, Cebu provincial governor in 1922-28. 1871 A royal decree establishes Ronda, Cebu, as a parish. 1899 Cebuano insurgents and soldiers of the 23rd U.S. Infantry battle in Acan Valley in Pardo, in the first recorded encounter of the Filipino-American War in Cebu. 1900 Residents of Badian […]

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