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MARCH 3

| March 3, 2024

1914 Death of Juan I. Villagonzalo (1886-1914), Cebuano journalist and writer. 1954 Sergio Osmeña, Jr., defects from the Liberal Party to join the Nacionalistas. He is sworn into the Nacionalista Party by Vice-President Carlos P. Garcia. In explaining his defection, Osmeña, Jr., says, “My conscience was for Quirino but my heart has always been for […]

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MARCH 2

| March 2, 2024

1899 American troops, newly arrived to garrison Cebu City, occupy the Recollect church and convent as temporary barracks.

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MARCH 1

| March 1, 2024

1899 Gen. Elwell S. Otis issues an order providing for the creation of the Visayan Military District, to be composed of Panay, Negros and Cebu. Brig. Gen. Marcus P. Miller is named commander of the District. 1928 Madridejos, Cebu, is established as a parish.

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FEBRUARY 28

| February 28, 2024

1922 A strong earthquake hits Cebu and destroys, among others, the tile roofing of the San Nicolas Church.

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Vicente Sotto Lecture 2021 February

Vicente Sotto Lecture 2021 February

| February 27, 2024

Main Lecture: “The Cebu Records in the Augustinian Archives” Dr. Jose Eleazar Bersales Opening Talk: “The Political Life of Vicente Sotto” Dr. Bea Yap Martinez Date: February 27, 2021

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Vicente Sotto Lecture 2021 March

Vicente Sotto Lecture 2021 March

| February 27, 2024

Main Lecture: “Datu Lapulapu: A Cinematic Character Study” Denis M. Judilla Opening Talk: “The Maverick’s Final Years” Niño Loyola Date: March 27, 2021

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Vicente Sotto Lecture 2021 January

Vicente Sotto Lecture 2021 January

| February 27, 2024

Main Lecture: “Researching Cebu in the British Archives” Dr. Maria Cristina Juan Opening Talk: “Vicente Sotto as a Writer” Charles Dominic Sanchez Date: January 30, 2021

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Vicente Sotto Lecture 2021 May

Vicente Sotto Lecture 2021 May

| February 27, 2024

“Vicente Sotto: The First Twenty-Nine Years: 1878-1907” Dr. Michael Cullinane Date: May 29, 2021

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Vicente Sotto Lecture 2021 April

Vicente Sotto Lecture 2021 April

| February 27, 2024

Main Lecture: “What Could Have Been is a Paragraph” Lawrence Ypil Opening Talk: “Press Freedom in the time of a Pandemic” Speaker: Annie Fe Perez Date: April 24, 2021

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Vicente Sotto Lecture 2021 September

Vicente Sotto Lecture 2021 September

| February 27, 2024

“Axed: How Cebu Island Lost Its Forest (1880-1920)” Trizer Dale Mansueto Date: September 25, 2021

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