JUNE 24

| June 24, 2020

Fiesta of Tabuelan, Cebu

1901
In a circular to the people of Cebu, Arcadio Maxilom announces that Gen. Miguel Malvar has declared himself “Commander-in-chief” of the insurgent forces. Maxilom proclaims: “We proclaim our recognition of and adhesion to General Miguel Malvar as Generalissimo of the Philippine Army.”

1946
Vicente S. del Rosario assumes Cebu City mayorship, succeeding Nicolas G. Escario. Del Rosario served as mayor until May 26, 1947, when he was succeeded by Luis V. Espina.

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