JANUARY 12

| January 12, 2020

1888
Birth in Cebu, Cebu, of Vicente A. Gullas (1888-1970), lawyer, writer, and founder of the University of the Visayas.

1900
Col. Simon Snyder assumes command of the American troops occupying Cebu, succeeding Lt. Col. Thomas Hamer.

1937
Filemon Sotto is appointed by Manuel L. Quezon as one of the members of the Institute of National Language, created by Commonwealth Act. No. 184.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu