On 23 March in Southeast Asian history

1901-03-23 capture of Aguinaldo

ON 23 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 23, 2019

1400: The Tran Dynasty of Vietnam is deposed after one hundred and seventy-five years of rule by General Ho Quy Ly
http://countrystudies.us/vietnam/9.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%E1%BB%93_Qu%C3%BD_Ly

Ho Quy Ly

1885: The Battle of Phu Lam Tao, a politically-significant engagement during the Sino-French War (August 1884-April 1885), in which a French Zouave battalion was defeated by a mixed force of Chinese soldiers and Black Flags
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Phu_Lam_Tao

1895: Birth of Encarnacion Alzona, Filipino historian, first Filipina to get a PH D, who died on March 13, 2001
http://www.famousfilipino.com/content/view/33/121/
http://firstfilipina.blogspot.com/2006/03/encarnacion-alzona.html

1901: Filipino nationalist Emilio Aguinaldo is captured
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1657/today-in-philippine-history-march-23-1901-general-aguinaldo-was-captured-by-the-americans
http://www.freewebs.com/philippineamericanwar/captureofaguinaldo1901.htm

1901-03-23 capture of Aguinaldo

1935: The US president approves the constitution of the Commonwealth of the Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commonwealth_of_the_Philippines

1957: Carlos P. Garcia becomes president of the Philippines up to December 1961
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/carlos-p-garcia

1958: Elections for the Cambodian National Assembly. The Sangkom Reash Niyum of prince Norodom Sihanouk wins all 61 seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sangkum

1969: the Royal Lao Army launches a large attack (Cu Kiet Campaign) against the communists in the Plain of Jars/Xieng Khoang areas, supported by its own air units and the U.S. Air Force

1979: Signature of an Amity treaty between Laos and Cambodia. Vietnam control all Indochina

1997: A grenade attack at a political rally in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, kills 10 people and wounds 101 others, including Cambodia’s leading opposition politician and an American

2009: Malaysia’s government imposes a ban on two main opposition newspapers, ahead of key political developments. Harakah and Suara Keadilan have been told they cannot publish for the next three months, with immediate effect
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7959518.stm

2013: Death of Onofre Corpuz, Filipino economist, historian, and academic, born on December 1, 1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onofre_Corpuz

Onofre Corpuz

 2015: Death of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister and architect of the tiny Southeast Asian city-state’s rapid rise from British tropical outpost to global trade and financial centre, aged 91
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32012346
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-12975980
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/22/lee-kuan-yew



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