July 30

| July 30, 2020

1860
A Spanish royal decree creates a customs house in Cebu. This also marks the official opening of the port of Cebu to international trade.

1900
Residents of Mandaue, through their town council, register a formal protest against the American occupation of their town.

1907
Members of the First Philippine Assembly are elected. Among those elected is Sergio Osmeña, soon to be the Speaker of the Assembly and the highest Filipino official of the land.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu