| June 1, 2022

“San Pedro,” Legazpi’s flagship, leaves on the first voyage from Cebu to Mexico. It sails under the command of Felipe de Salcedo. This voyage discovered the return route to Mexico across the Pacific.

On this same day, five Augustinians arrive in Cebu to spread Christianity in the region.

The City Council passes Ordinance No. 343 establishing a Cebu City General Hospital and appropriating funds for operations and salaries.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu