July 29

| July 29, 2020

1880
Birth of Jose Alonso, Asturias municipal president and representative of Cebu’s 7th district to the Philippine Assembly.

1932
Gabriel M. Reyes of the secular clergy is appointed as the first Archbishop (and 21st Bishop) of Cebu.

1944
Japanese troops raid the town of Mambaling and effect arrests and massacre of civilians in what is a day of infamy of the Japanese occupation.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu