On 9 March in Southeast Asian history

ON 9 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 9, 2019

 1891: Birth of José P. Laurel, 3rd President of the Philippines who died on November 6, 1959
http://www.nndb.com/people/154/000098857/
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/991/today-in-philippine-history-march-9-1891-jose-p-laurel-was-born-in-tanauan-batangas

1899: Birth of Francisca Reyes Aquino, Filipino folk dancer and academic noted for her research on Philippine folk dance, who died on November 21, 1983
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1641/today-in-philippine-history-march-9-1899-francisca-reyesaquino-was-born-in-lolomboy-bocaue-bulacan
http://www.rmaf.org.ph/newrmaf/main/awardees/awardee/biography/109

Francisca Reyes-Aquino

1906: In the Philippines, fifteen Americans and 600 Moros are killed in the last two days of fighting

1942: Japanese take a full control of Java and Dutch Indies

1945: In the March 9 Coup, Japanese forces occupy French Indochina and will proclaim its independence the following day

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_coup_d%27%C3%A9tat_in_French_Indochina

japanese_indochina

1949 : La Hague agreement for the foundation of the Federation of the United States of Indonesia, ratified in November

1967: US President Lyndon B. Johnson and « The Wise Men » conclude that the American people should be given more optimistic reports on the progress of the Vietnam War

1989: In Maylasia, 30 Asian nations conferred on the issue of « boat people »

2002: The son-in-law of ex Burmese president Ne Win (1962-1988) is arrested as while several generals for conspiracy. Ne Win, 92 years old is put under house of arrest

2007: Burma asks UN country chief to leave Burma over a critical statement he made last month

 



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