MARCH 14

| March 14, 2020

1899
Lt. Col. Thomas H. Hamer is assigned as the first American military governor of Cebu. Cebu is designated as a subdistrict under the Department of the Visayas with headquarters in Iloilo.

On this day, the Americans also establish in what is now Freedom Park the Post of Cebu, later called Warwick Barracks.

1902
Birth in Mandaue, Cebu, of Cebuano writer and journalist Florentino Suico (1902-1981).

Category: Today in the History of Cebu