May 16

| May 16, 2024

Fiesta of Moalboal, Cebu

Fiesta of San Remigio, Cebu


Miguel Lopez de Legazpi issues a proclamation in Cebu prohibiting the opening and looting of native graves and burial places. This follows reports of the Spanish soldiers’ desecration of graves for the gold ornaments, porcelain ware, and other valuables buried with the dead in accordance with native custom.


San Nicolas in Cebu is createdas a parish by virtue of a definitory. Named its first cura is Fr. Alonso Serrano.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu