FEBRUARY 1

| February 1, 2021

1862
Borbon, Cebu is established as a parish by royal decree. It is put under the patronage of San Sebastian Martir.

1899
In the wake of the revolutionary takeover of Cebu, Bishop Martin Alcocer, fearing imminent arrest, leaves Cebu on board a German ship bound for Colombo. He finds his way to Hongkong and Canton before returning to Manila on April 21. Father Pablo Singson administers the Cebu diocese in his absence.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu