DECEMBER 7

| December 7, 2016

1900
An American force under Maj. H.B. McCoy engages Cebuano under Gen. Emilio Verdeflor near Balamban. The encounter results in the death of Verdeflor, one of the ablest generals of the war against the Americans in Cebu.

1953
Jose V. Rodriguez assumes the Cebu City mayorship, succeeding Vicente S. del Rosario. Rodriguez remains mayor until Nov. 16, 1955.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu