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1894, April 24

Birth of Fidel V. Segundo, general who fought in Bataan in 1942, in Laoag; (he died at the hands of the Japanese after his capture in 1944) [NHI] Bishop Jose Hevia y Campomanes lists 18 diocesan priests serving as coadjutors in the 15 towns of the province; there are twelve parish priests [Scharpf]  


Demonstration in Batac to protest the collection of taxes. Fr. Cipriano Marcilla, the parish priest, intervenes in favor of the leaders, and they are forgiven by the Captain General [Cadiz]

1892, March 30

Cape Bojeador Lighthouse is inaugurated. Plans are by Magin Pers and Gillermo Brockman; glass apparatus is imported from Paris (construction began 24 May 1888) [Sanchez-Terry]