On 2 February in Southeast Asian history

1942-01-02 Les Japonais entrent dans Manille

ON 2 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 2, 2019

1820: Death of Gia Long, Emperor of Vietnam since 1802, born on February 8, 1762
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gia_Long

1861: St Théophane Vénard (one of Vietnamese Martyrs) is beheaded
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Th%C3%A9ophane_V%C3%A9nard
http://www.voith-usa.com/SemPix/PixVenard/Venard_Theophane/index.html

1899: The National Citizen’s Army is founded by the Malolos Republic
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/911/today-in-philippine-history-february-2-1899-the-national-citizens-army-was-founded-under-the-malolos-republic

1916: Birth of Vietnamese poet Xuan Dieu who died on December18, 1985
http://vietnamnews.vn/life-style/282097/vietnamese-king-of-love-poetry-xuan-dieu-seen-as-a-pioneer.html#qsBGXzjt3UAjTmIh.97
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xu%C3%A2n_Di%E1%BB%87u

Xuan Dieu 3

1917: Birth of Do Muoi, ex General Secretary of the Communist party of Vietnam (1991-1997)
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Nguyen_Van_Linh.aspx
http://everything.explained.today/Do_Muoi/

1933: Birth of Than Shwe, president of Myanmar State peace and Development Council since April 23, 1992 to March 30, 2011
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/profilesofasianleaders/p/ProfThanShwe.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Than_Shwe

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6YPsycc6Lc

1942: The Philippine capital of Manila is captured by Japanese forces during World War II
http://corregidor.org/_morton/html/lm_04_05.htm

1942-01-02 Les Japonais entrent dans Manille

1974: Khmer Rouges bomb Phnom-Penh, making 17 dead

1987: After the 1986 People Power Revolution, the Philippines current constitution is adopted by 76,37% of the voters (in effect on February 11)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People_Power_Revolution
http://www.lawphil.net/consti/cons1987.html

2011: Indonesia files terrorism charges against cleric Abu Bakar Bashir for coordinating and financing an armed training camp in the northern Sumatran province of Aceh
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/03/world/asia/03indo.html?_r=1&ref=asia

 

Holidays and observances

Théophane Vénard (one of Vietnamese Martyrs)

Philippines: Constitution Day



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