JANUARY 16

| January 16, 2020

Fiesta of Santa Fe, Cebu.

1888
Birth in Carmen, Cebu, of Mariano Jesus Cuenco (1888-1964), lawyer-journalists who became Cebu congressman, governor, and Philippine Cabinet member and Senate Preisdent.

1895
Birth in Talisay, Cebu, of Priscillo A. Campo, a leading Cebuano poet better-known by his pseudonym, “Bukidnon.”

1900
General Arcadio Maxilom issues a decree ordering a shift to guerilla warfare and reorganizing the military organization of the Republic in Cebu to support the war against the Americans.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu