May 21

| May 21, 2020

1908

The Philippine Commission passes Public Act No. 1835 granting to the Insular Coal Co., Inc., a franchise to construct, maintain and operate a railway line from the short line at the port of Danao to the coal district of Camansi in the Province of Cebu. This is but one of the many efforts, dating back to Spanish times, to exploit Cebu’s coal resources.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu