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OCTOBER 13

| October 13, 2021

Gabriel M. Reyes is formally installed as Bishop of Cebu. 1938 Sergio Osmeña is appointed by Manuel L. Quezon as head of a special economic mission to the United States.

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OCTOBER 11

| October 11, 2021

1892 Birth in San Nicolas, Cebu, of Piux A. Kabahar, noted Cebuano playwright and winner of the Rizal Pro-Patria Award in 1961. 1942 Kadaugan (1942-1943), resistance organ of Cebu published by Cipriano A. Barba, makes its appearance. 1978 President Ferdinand E. Marcos appoints Dr. Florentino Solon as Mayor of Cebu City.

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OCTOBER 10

| October 10, 2021

1935 The Philippine Commission passes Public Act No. 4244 which declares the Junior College of Cebu as a permanent branch of the University of the Philippines. 1966 Death of Filemon Sotto, distinguished Cebuano publisher and Senator of the Philippines.

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OCTOBER 9

| October 9, 2021

Fiesta of Naga, Cebu. 1902 Civil Governor William H. Taft reinstates Florentino Rallos as municipal president of Cebu after the latter had been suspended on the charge of having assaulted the Spanish consul. 1934 Manuel C. Briones, Filemon Sotto, and five other delegates to the Constitutional Convention are appointed as the Committee of Seven to […]

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OCTOBER 8

| October 8, 2021

1864 A Bishop’s decree confirms the establishment of Cordoba, Cebu, as a parish. 1972 Death in Jaro, Iloilo, of Jose Ma. Cuenco, noted Cebuano writer, publisher, and Archbishop of Jaro.

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OCTOBER 7

| October 7, 2021

1942 Cebu guerillas under Major James Cushing ambush and inflict casualties on the Japanese in Lawa-an, Minglanilla.

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OCTOBER 6

| October 6, 2021

1951 The friends of the Leppers, an association founded to coordinate community assistance to the patients at Eversley Sanitarium and the negatives at Hansen’s Village (Carreta), is established.

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OCTOBER 5

| October 5, 2021

1847 A Bishop’s decree confirms the erection of Ginatilan, Cebu, as a parish under the patronage of San Gregorio Magno. The parish of Ginatilan was created by royal orders on Aug. 9, 1847. It formally belonged to the jurisdiction of Samboan.

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OCTOBER 4

| October 4, 2021

Fiesta of Dumanjug, Cebu. Fiesta of Balamban, Cebu. 1859 A royal decree establishes Pilar, as a parish. Its patron is San Francisco Javier. 1863 A royal decree establishes San Remigio, Cebu, as a parish under the patronage of San Juan Nepomuceno. 1900 The residents of Ginatilan register a formal protest against the American occupation of […]

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OCTOBER 3

| October 3, 2021

1872 Cebu politico-military governor Francisco Izquierdo signs a decree giving Ogtong the status of a pueblo (town) independent of Bantayan. Henceforth, Ogtong came to be known as Santa Fe. 1916 General elections are held for representatives to the newly-established Philippine Legislature composed of the Senate and the House of Representative.

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