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NOVEMBER 25

| November 25, 2020

Fiesta of Carcar, Cebu. 1898 Luis Flores, head of the revolutionary forces in Cebu, delegates to Emilio Verdaflor, commander of Cebu’s Western Sector, the duty of organizing revolutionary municipal governments in the province in accordance with Aguinaldo’s decree of June 18, 1898. 1930 Death of Cebu revolutionary leader and prominent pre-war lawyer Pantaleon del Rosario.

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NOVEMBER 24

| November 24, 2020

1955 The First Archdiocesan Marian Congress opens in Cebu with Bishop Julio R. Rosales presiding.

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NOVEMBER 23

| November 23, 2020

1911 Birth in Danao, Cebu, of Vicente G. Duterte, Danao mayor and later Davao Governor and member of the Philippine Cabinet.

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NOVEMBER 22

| November 22, 2020

1872 Birth in Cebu, Cebu, of Filemon Sotto (1872-1966), Cebu congressman, Constitutional Convention delegate, newspaper publisher, and Philippine Senator. 1954 The Virgin of the Rule of Opon is canonically crowned on the last day of the Marian Congress in Cebu.

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NOVEMBER 21

| November 21, 2020

1564 The Legazpi expedition sets sail from Navidad in Mexico on a voyage that was to culminate in Legazpi’s arrival in Cebu.

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NOVEMBER 20

| November 20, 2020

1903 The Philippine Commission passes Public Act No. 1000 appropriating P234, 000 for the construction and repair of roads in the Province of Cebu, including the construction of a road from Cebu to Toledo.

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NOVEMBER 19

| November 19, 2020

1935 Death of Cebuano priest-writer Ismael M. Paras (1865-1935).

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NOVEMBER 18

| November 18, 2020

1907 Lt. Col. Ammon A. Augar assumes command of the U.S. garrison in Cebu, succeeding Major Henry W. Hovey.

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NOVEMBER 17

| November 17, 2020

1955 Pedro B. Clavano becomes acting Mayor of Cebu, succeeding Jose V. Rodriguez. Clavano remains mayor until December 30, 1955.

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NOVEMBER 16

| November 16, 2020

1676 Dominican Diego de Aguilar is appointed as the 5th Bishop of Cebu. 1887 Birth in Ormoc, Leyte, of Ramon Y. Aboitiz, prominent Cebu businessman and philanthropist.

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