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AUGUST 15

| August 15, 2022

1900 The residents of Talisay, Pardo, and Minglanilla, file separate formal protests against the American occupation of their town.   1905 Secretary of War William Howard Taft visits Cebu.

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AUGUST 14

| August 14, 2022

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 […]

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AUGUST 12

| August 12, 2022

1655 Fr. Juan Velez, Bishop of Cebu, takes formal possession of the diocese of Cebu.   1912 Birth of Popular Cebuano composer Domingo (Minggoy) Lopez.

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AUGUST 13

| August 12, 2022

1874 Birth in Barili, Cebu, of lawyer and Cebu representative to the Philippine Assembly Casiano Causin.   1900 The residents of Madridejos file a formal protest against the American occupation of their town.

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AUGUST 11

| August 11, 2022

1884 Birth in Carcar, Cebu, of Filomeno M. Dayanan (1884-1949), better-known as “Fimerda”, poet, fictionist and lexicographer.

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AUGUST 10

| August 10, 2022

1858 A Bishop’s decree confirms the erection of Daan Bantayan as a parish. Its patroness is Santa Rosa de Santa Maria.   1903 Florentino Rallos is suspended as municipal president of Cebu. The vice-president (vice-mayor), Filemon Sotto, takes over but he, too, is suspended for disobedience on Dec. 23, 1903.

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AUGUST 7

| August 7, 2022

1894 Birth in Barili, Cebu, of Cayetano M. Villamor (1894-1961), publisher, writer and educator.

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AUGUST 6

| August 6, 2022

1851 A decree of the Bishop confirms the establishments of Tabogon, Cebu, as a parish. It is separated from the jurisdiction of Sogod.   1942 Executive Order No. 75, promulgated by the Philippine Executive Commission and approved by the Japanese Military Administration, reorganizes the structure of the municipal government of Cebu. Among others, it gives […]

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AUGUST 5

| August 5, 2022

1910 The first issue of La Revolution (1910-1941), published and edited by Filemon Sotto, comes off the press.

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AUGUST 4

| August 4, 2022

1900 The residents of Tuburan, Cebu, through their junta popular, file a formal protest against the occupation of their town by U.S. troops. 1953 Death of Juan R. Quijano (1882-1953), Aglipayan Bishop and prominent Cebuano writer and publisher.

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