JUNE 23

| June 23, 2020

1863
A bishop’s decree confirms the establishment of San Francisco in Camotes Island as a parish. It is separated from Poro. Its patron saint is San Jose.

1915
The first issue of El Boletin Catolico (1915-1930), published and edited by Jose Ma. Cuenco, makes its appearance.

1960
Representative Sergio Osmeña, Jr., delivers a blistering attack against President Carlos Garcia in a privilege speech in Congress. As a consequence, the House of Representative later voted to suspend Osmeña for allegedly failing to substantiate his charges against the President.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu