Did You Know?
- In March of 1942, Bais City became the Capital of the Philippine Commonwealth government. This happened during the time of President Manuel Quezon. Pres. Quezon en route to Australia stayed in Bais for a few days and ran the commonwealth government affairs in this city.

- Silliman University is the oldest American university in the Philippines, established in 1901.

Silliman Hall, circa 1905

On October 29, 1904, seven Sisters of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres established its first foundation in the Philippines in Dumaguete, Negros Oriental. Since then, it has spread to different parts of the country with more than 70 institutions including hospitals, sanitarium, and home-for-the-aged under its helm making it the largest religious educational institution in the country.

- Apo Island has one of the most diversified and houses a large number of coral species in the world according to UNESCO.

- In 1784, Negros became a corregimiento, a separate military district with a government of its own. Later on, Negros printed its own currency.

- In May 1919, the first fully mechanized sugar mill in Negros Oriental began operating, the Central Azucarera de Bais, owned and managed by the Compania General de Tabacos de Filipinas or the Tabacalera.

CAB Train relic