SEPTEMBER 17

| September 17, 2020

1612
Augustinian Pedro de Arce is appointed as the 2nd Bishop of Cebu.

1935
The first elections under the new Philippine Constitution are held. Manuel L. Quezon and Sergio Osmeña are elected president and vice-president, respectively.

1961
The new City of Danao is inaugurated pursuant to Republic Act No. 3028 passed on June 7, 1961.

Category: Today in the History of Cebu