On 3 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 3 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 3 June 2019

1571: The Battle of Bankusay marks the last resistance to the occupation of Manila by the Spaniards. The Spanish victory enables the Spaniards to establish themselves throughout the city and its neighboring towns
http://nhcp.gov.ph/the-battle-of-bangkusay-a-paradigm-of-defiance-against-colonial-conquest/
http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/battle_of_bangkusay

1876 : Birth of Jose Palma, Filipino poet who wrote the lyrics of the Philippine national anthem, who died on February 12, 1903
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1160/today-in-philippine-history-june-3-1876-jose-palma-was-born-in-tondo-manila
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Palma

1944: After 6000 soldiers killed or wounded, the Japanese renounce to a two months siege of Kohima (Burma)
https://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/world-war-two/the-pacific-war-1941-to-1945/the-battle-of-kohima-1944/
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/warsinasia/fl/The-Battle-of-Kohima-1944.htm?nl=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0q50rUdO8Ag

1945: Birth of Ramon Jacinto, Filipino singer, guitarist, and businessman, founder of the Rajah Broadcasting Network
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramon_Jacinto

 

1954: General Paul Ely is appointed Commissioner General and Commander in Chief in Indochina. General Raoul Salan is named as his military deputy

1959: Singapore constitution enter in force becoming a self governing state in the Commonwealth of nations

1961: Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew accepts the proposition of a federation with Malaya if Singapore people approve it by referendum

1963: The Buddhist crisis: Soldiers of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam attacks protesting Buddhists in Hue with liquid chemicals from tear gas grenades, causing 67 people to be hospitalised for blistering of the skin and respiratory ailments

1966: After their confrontation, Malaysia and Indonesia normalize their relations

1968: Le Duc Tho, a member of the North Vietnam Communist Party’s Politburo, joins the North Vietnamese negotiating team as a special counselor
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/le-duc-tho-joins-negotiations-in-paris

1970: Nixon calls Cambodian operation a success
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-calls-cambodian-operation-a-success

1993: After the general elections under the UN control, Sihanouk announced the formation of a national government in Cambodia
http://www.nytimes.com/1993/06/04/world/sihanouk-names-a-government-in-cambodia-then-withdraws.html
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2051_93.htm
http://www.seasite.niu.edu/khmer/ledgerwood/free_and_fair.htm

2010: The founder of Aceh’s separatist rebel movement, Hassan di Tiro, dies aged 85 after two weeks in an intensive care unit on Sumatra island
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10225928
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2010/06/05/hasan-di-tiro-the-rebel.html

2012: Leon Panetta visits a former U.S. Navy base in Cam Rahn Bay, Vietnam, marking the first trip to the base by an American defense secretary since the war ended.
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/03/us/panetta-vietnam-visit/index.html?hpt=ias_c1



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