On 1st May in Southeast Asian history

ON 1 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 1, 2019

1852: The Philippine peso is introduced in circulation

1856: The Province of Isabela is created in the Philippines in honor of the Queen Isabela II of Spain
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabela_(province)

1898: In the first battle of the Spanish-American war, the US Navy destroys the Spanish Pacific fleet during the Battle of Manila Bay
http://www.freewebs.com/philippineamericanwar/battleofmanilabay.htm
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1440/today-in-philippine-history-may-1-1898-the-naval-battle-between-the-united-states-and-spain-took-place-in-manila-bay
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-battle-of-manila-bay
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Manila_Bay

1934: Philippine legislature accepts US proposal for independence

1942: Japanese 18th Infantry Division troops occupy Mandalay, Burma
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675075128_Japanese-troops_World-War-II_Japanese-tanks_artillery-fire
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=59

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlE-0mbk_kg

1950: In Cambodia, king Norodom Sihanouk decides to govern by himself

1950: U.S. President Harry S. Truman approves $10 million in military aid to the French in Indochina

1955: A Malay, Musa Ahmad, becomes chairman of the Communist Party of Malaya as Chin Peng stays as leader of the guerilla

1963: In the name of United Nations, Indonesia takes control of Western New Guinea (Irian Jaya) from Netherlands

1963: Death of Lope K Santos, Filipino writer, father of the Philippines National Language and Grammar, born on 25 September 1879
htmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lope_K._Santos 

1970: Protest erupt in Seattle and Washington, following the President Nixon decision to pursue Vietnamese communists in Cambodia

1972: In South Vietnam, North Vietnamese troops occupy Quang Tri
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/north-vietnamese-troops-capture-quang-tri

1975: The Cambodian Khmer Rouge government is recognized by the United Nations

1990: The former Philippine Episcopal Church (supervised by the Episcopal Church of the United States of America) is granted full autonomy and raised to the states of an Autocephalous Anglican Province and renamed the Episcopal Church of the Philippines

2001: Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares the existence of a « state rebellion » hours after thousands of supporters of her arrested predecessor, Joseph Estrada, storm toward the presidential palace in the height of the EDSA III rebellion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EDSA_III

 



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