FEBRUARY 26

| February 26, 2020

1886
The territorial Audiencia of Cebu is established. Its jurisdiction covers not only Cebu but Negros, Panay, Samar, Calamianes, Masbate, Leyte, Jolo, and other islands.

1899
General Elwell Otis orders a battalion of the 3rd U.S. Infantry to proceed to Cebu to relieve the Navy which had taken charge of the City since February 22. The battalion is under Maj. G.A. Goodale.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu