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On 27 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 27 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 27, 2019

1521: Magellan is killed in the Philippines island of Mindanao, in the Battle of Mactan, by natives led by chief Lapu-Lapu
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1452/today-in-philippine-history-april-26-1521-datu-zula-sent-to-magellan-one-of-his-sons-with-two-goats-as-present-the-battle-of-mactan
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/magellan.htm


1565: Cebu is established becoming the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cebu_City#History

1882:The first civilian governor of Cochin China Le Myre de Vilers deeming the treaty of 1874 as unfulfilled, the French occupy Hanoi

1907: Birth of Amir Sjarifuddin Harahap, also spelled Amir Sjarifoeddin Harahap, socialist politician and one of the Indonesian Republic’s first leaders, executed on December 19, 1948 by Indonesian Republican officers following his involvement in a Communist revolt
http://www.fampeople.com/cat-amir-sjarifuddin

1950: Vietnam Emperor Bao Dai appoints Tran Van Huu as head of the government, replacing Nguyen Phan Long
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_V%C4%83n_H%E1%BB%AFu

Tran Van Huu

1952: Katay Don Sasorith becomes prime minister of Laos succeeding Souvanna Phouma
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katay_Don_Sasorith

1956: In Burma, the United National Front, leftist forces led by Burma Communist Party “White Flag” gets 30 % of the votes and 47 of the 250 seats in the National Assembly

1975: Saigon is encircled by North Vietnamese troops

2001: In Oslo, opening of four-day talks between the Philippine government and the communist guerilla. Next meeting is fixed on June

2014: The United States and the Philippines have reached a 10-year pact that would allow a larger US military presence in this south-east Asian nation as it grapples with increasingly tense territorial disputes with China, White House officials said
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/27/philippines-us-military-presence-china-dispute