JANUARY 11

| January 11, 2020

1662
The Royal Audiencia (the Spanish superior court) sustains the claim of Cebuanos in Talisay that their lands had been unjustly seized from them by the Augustinians. The court orders that the land be returned to the Cebuanos. On March 8, 1662, however, the Court reversed itself and awarded the land to the Agustinian convent.

1792
The parish of Mabolo, Cebu, is established.

1917
Dionisio Jakosalem becomes the Secretary of Commerce and Communications in the Cabinet organized by Governor-General Francis Burton Harrison.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu