On 22 February in Southeast Asian history

ON 22 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 22, 2019

1899: Filipino forces led by General Antonio Luna launch counterattacks for the first time against the American forces during the Philippine–American War. The Filipinos fail to regain Manila from the Americans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Caloocan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Luna

1942: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders general Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defense collapses
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-roosevelt-to-macarthur-get-out-of-the-philippines

1945: British troops take Ramree Island, Burma


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ramree_Island
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/10/11/an-army-of-1000-japanese-soldiers-was-decimated-by-saltwater-crocodiles-during-the-battle-of-ramree-island-of-world-war-ii/

1950: Indonesian forces defeat the guerrilla movement, Darum Islam, running the Muslim forces from West Java

1955: Representatives of the Cao Dai, Hoa Hao, Dan Xa, Lien Minh and Binh Xuyen confessional forces (sects) meet at Tay Ninh and agree to form a « United Front » against Vietnam’s Catholic Prime Minister Diem

1957: An assailant fires a shot at President Diem as he arrives on foot for the inauguration of the Ban Me Thuot Economic Fair. The shot misses Diem but seriously wounds the Secretary of Agrarian Reform

Ngo Dinh Diem

1958: Indonesian air force bombs Padang, Sumatra and Menado, Celebes

1967: In Indonesia, Suharto takes full power
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/suharto-takes-full-power-in-indonesia
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Suharto

1967: 25,000 US and South Vietnamese troops launche Operation Junction City, offensive to smash Viet Cong stronghold near Cambodian border


http://www.angelfire.com/pa2/hotshot/jc.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-junction-city-begins
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHWGhhNpgLU

1971: Birth of Lea Salonga, Filipina actress and singer
http://www.leasalonga.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lea_Salonga

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7Ns1U0OnE8

1985: Opening of the trial of general Fabian Ver, chief the Philippine armed forces, and of 24 servicemen accused of the murder of the opposition leader Begnino Aquino (verdict on 2 December)
http://www.nytimes.com/1985/02/23/world/trial-of-26-opens-in-aquino-killing.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fabian_Ver

1986: In the Philippines, the People Power Revolution is triggered after two key Marcos allies, Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile and Armed Forces Vice-Chief of Staff Fidel Ramos called on Marcos to resign and holed up in two military camps in Quezon City
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/22/newsid_2519000/2519155.stm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrLOjpXGuCs

1989: Death of Moisés da Costa Amaral, East Timorese leader, president of the Timorese Democratic Union, born on May 19, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mois%C3%A9s_da_Costa_Amaral

Moises da Costa Amaral

2005: During negotiations at Helsinski, Aceh rebels renounce to their independence claim for the province

2008: United Nations extends East Timor mission for one year

2009: Death of Cardinal Paul Joseph Pham Dinh Tung, archbishop of Hanoi, born on June 15, 1919
http://www.vietcatholic.net/News/Html/64449.htm

2011: Thailand and Cambodia agree to accept Indonesian observers and avoid further clashes over a border dispute that has claimed at least 10 lives and displaced thousands.
http://www.france24.com/en/20110222-asean-send-observers-disputed-thailand-cambodia-border-temple

2015: In Malaysia, police arrest PKR Youth chief Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad for joining a rally in support of jailed Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim that saw two activists detained
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/pkrs-nik-nazmi-arrested-at-home
http://www.nst.com.my/node/73652



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