On 30 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 30 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 30, 2019

1850: Birth of Marcelo H. del Pilar, Filipino writer, journalist and revolutionary, born on July 4 1896
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcelo_H._del_Pilar

http://www.plaridel302.org/marcelo-h-del-pilar
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/554/today-in-philippine-history-august-30-1850-marcelo-h-del-pilar-was-born-in-cupang-bulacan-bulacan

1896: After the Battle of San Juan del Monte, eight provinces in the Philippines are declared under martial law by the Spanish Governor General Ramon Blanco. This included the provinces of Batangas, Rizal, Cavite, Nueva Ecija as well as the nearby areas in Luzon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_San_Juan_del_Monte

1917: Vietnamese prison guards led by Trịnh Văn Cấn mutiny at the Thái Nguyên penitentiary against local French authority.

Trinh Van Can

1951: Signature of a defense pact between the Philippines and the United States
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1695/today-in-philippine-history-august-30-1951-the-mutual-defense-treaty-was-signed-by-the-us-and-the-philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutual_Defense_Treaty_(United_States_%E2%80%93_Philippines)

1970: Birth of Michael Wong, Malaysian-Chinese singer and composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Wong_(singer)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mL-X0obn9NU

1998: In Vietnam, Ven. Thich Quang Do is released from prison as part of a general amnesty of what the government called « common criminals »
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Th%C3%ADch_Qu%E1%BA%A3ng_%C4%90%E1%BB%99

 

1999: After months of violence by pro-Indonesia militias, under the control of United Nations, the East-Timor people, with a 98,6 per cent toll of participation chose to become independent by 78,5 per cents of the voters
https://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/Framing%20the%20State/Chapter9_Framing.pdf
https://www.watoday.com.au/world/asia/from-the-archive-1999-timor-the-defiant-20190823-p52k3d.html
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/i-was-there-remembering-timor-leste-s-bloody-fight-for-independence-20-years-on

2001: Under United Nations control, first general election in East-Timor. Fretilin gets 55 of the 88 seats
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Timorese_parliamentary_election,_2001
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2369_01.htm

2014: Myanmar has discovered it has only 51 million people – far less than the previously estimated 60 million, according to preliminary results of the latest census
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/08/myanmar-loses-ten-million-people-census-201483055945633777.html

 



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