FEBRUARY 21

| February 21, 2021

1871
A bishop’s decree confirms the erection of Consolacion, Cebu, as a parish.

1899
At around 11:00 in the morning, the American gunboat “Petrel” docks in Cebu and signals the start of the American occupation in Cebu. On this day, the leaders of the Republic in Cebu meet to deliberate on what course of action to take against the Americans. The leaders decide to surrender the city to the Americans.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu