Cebu in History

Philippines: Luzon - Manila

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1521-04-07 Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan's fleet reaches Cebu

  • 1565-04-27 1st Spanish settlement in Philippines forms at Cebu City

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1957-03-17 Presidential plane crashes on Mt. Manunggal in Cebu, Philippines killing 25 including Filipino President Ramon Magsaysay

7th President of the Philippines Ramon Magsaysay
7th President of the Philippines
Ramon Magsaysay

Famous Birthdays

  • 1924-03-03 Lilian Velez, Filipno actress (Sa Kabukiran), born in Cebu City, Philippine Islands (d. 1948)