On 24 March in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 24, 2019

1885: During the Sino-French War, Chinese victory in the Battle of Bang Bo on the Tonkin-Guangxi border
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bang_Bo_(Zhennan_Pass)

1905: Birth of Pura Santillan-Castrence, Filipino writer, died on January 15, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pura_Santillan-Castrence

Pura Santillan-Castrence

1926: Death of Phan Chu Trinh, Vietnamese nationalist, born on September 9, 1872
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_Chu_Trinh

1934: Bao Dai, emperor of Vietnam, marries a Catholic South Vietnamese girl named Jeanette Nguyen-Huu-Hao, the later Empress Nam-Phuong
https://saigoneer.com/old-saigon/old-saigon-categories/10536-photos-vietnam’s-last-imperial-wedding
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nam_Phuong

1934: The Tydings McDuffie Act, otherwise known as the Philippine Independence Act, is approved by the US Congress, providing for the independence of the Philippines from the United States by 1946
http://www.chanrobles.com/tydingsmcduffieact.htm

1935: First day of self governance for the Philippines

1944: Maj. Gen. Orde Wingate, leader of the 77th Indian Brigade, also called the Chindits, dies in a transport plane crash. He was 41 years old
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/wingate-dies-in-burma
http://ww2live.com/en/content/major-general-charles-orde-wingate-dso-2-bars

Charles Wingate

1955: In Cambodia, Prince Sihanouk forms his own political movement Sangkum Reastr Niyum (Popular Socialist Coordination)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sangkum

1975: The North Vietnamese “Ho Chi Minh Campaign” begins. Despite the 1973 Paris Peace Accords cease fire, the fighting had continued between South Vietnamese forces and the North Vietnamese troops in South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-launch-ho-chi-minh-campaign

1974: Birth of Tado, Filipino comedian and actor who died in a bus accident on February 7, 2014
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tado_(comedian)

1975: Birth of  Krisdayanti, Indonesian singer, actress and diva
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krisdayanti

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j80HqZrw9kA

1986: In the Philippines, the February 7, presidential election giving Ferdinand Marcos as the winner is nullified in favor of Corazon Aquino
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_presidential_election,_1986

1990: Birth of Aljur Abrenica, Filipino actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aljur_Abrenica

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bnHPeXBecw

2004: Former Indonesia president Suharto tops of the most corrupted leaders by Transparency International
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/3567745.stm

 



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