OCTOBER 16

| October 16, 2020

1907
Formal inauguration of the Philippine Assembly, with Cebu’s Sergio Osmeña as Speaker.

1916
In accordance with the provisions of the Jones Law, the Philippine Legislature meets for the first time. Manuel L. Quezon and Sergio Osmeña are elected as Senate President and Speaker of the House respectively.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu