JULY 24

| July 24, 2020

1870
Birth in Cebu, Cebu, of Arsenio V. Climaco, Cebu provincial governor in 1922-28.

1871
A royal decree establishes Ronda, Cebu, as a parish.

1899
Cebuano insurgents and soldiers of the 23rd U.S. Infantry battle in Acan Valley in Pardo, in the first recorded encounter of the Filipino-American War in Cebu.

1900
Residents of Badian and Moalboal register a formal protest against the American occupation of their towns.

1952
Vicente S. del Rosario assumes the Cebu City mayorship, succeeding Pedro Elizalde. He remains mayor until Dec. 5, 1953.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu