OCTOBER 23

| October 23, 2020

1896
Birth in Cebu, Cebu, of Hilario Abellana, who served as mayor of Cebu, member of the National Assembly, and war-time Governor of Cebu.

1944
The Commonwealth Government, with Sergio Osmeña as president, is restored in Tacloban in rites presided over by Gen. Douglas MacArthur.

1953
President Elpidio Quirino promulgates Executive Order No. 621 which makes Tabuelan a municipality. It is separated from Tuburan.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu