| July 12, 2021

Gregorio Aglipay speaks at Plaza Rizal during a public rally which formally launches the Aglipayan movement in Cebu.

A peace conference on board the presidential yacht, “Apo,” presided over by President Elpidio Quirino, brings together the feuding Sergio Osmeña, Jr., and Mariano Jesus Cuenco for reconciliation. The meeting brings about a truce of sorts and concessions for the Cuenco camp: The President’s endorsement of M.J. Cuenco’s appointment as Economic Coordinator and that of Jose V. Rodriguez as Cebu City Mayor. The truce, however, does not last.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu