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On 27 May in Southeast Asian history

ON 27 MAY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 27, 2019

1893 : Birth of Magdalena Jalandoni, Filipino feminist writer who died on September 14, 1978
http://hamsternice.blogspot.fr/2015/02/leading-filipino-women-magdalena-g.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1150/today-in-philippine-history-may-27-1893-magdalena-jalandoni-was-born-in-jaro-iloilo-city
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magdalena_Jalandoni

1906: Birth of Buddhadasa, Thai Bhikkhu and philosopher, who died on May 25 1993
http://www.buddhanet.net/budasa.htm

1920: In now Indonesia, the Indies Social Democratic Association (ISDV) changes its name to Perserikatan Komunis di Hindia (later PKI)
https://www.marxists.org/archive/glaberman/1968/07/indonesian-communism.htm

1944: Allies land on Biak island in New Guinea, starting Operation Horlicks
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Biak
http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a550758.pdf

1944-05-27 Alied land on Biak

1961: Malaya Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman suggests a confederation including Singapore and British territories on Borneo island

1965: United States warships begin bombardments of National Liberation Front targets within South Vietnam for the first time
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-warships-begin-bombardment-of-viet-cong-targets

1970: Birth of Cherry Pie Picache, Filipino actress
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherry_Pie_Picache

1973: Death of P. Ramlee, Malaysian actor, singer and songwriter, born on March 22, 1929
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._Ramlee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfeA8M1gTt0

1990: First multiparty elections in Myanmar, the National League for Democracy wins 60 percent of the votes and 80 percent of the seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese_general_election%2C_1990
http://www.nytimes.com/1990/05/29/world/burmese-vote-rejects-army-rule-with-big-victory-for-opposition.html

2001: In the Philippines Dos Palmas resort, Abu Sayyaf movement, led by Abu Sayaba, abducts 20 people, including 3 Americans
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dos_Palmas_kidnappings

2006: In spite of international pressures, the Myanmar’s military junta expends for one year Nobel Prize Aung San Suu Kyi house arrest
https://www.hrw.org/news/2010/11/13/burma-chronology-aung-san-suu-kyis-detention

2006: The May 2006 Java earthquake strikes at 5:53:58 AM local time (22:53:58 UTC May 26) devastating Bantul and the city of Yogyakarta killing over 6,600 people
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_2006_Java_earthquake

2008: Myanmar junta extends Suu Kyi detention for one more year

2010: Death of Payut Ngaokrachang, Thai animator, born on April 1, 1929
http://schoolgirlmilkycrisis.com/blog/2010/11/payut-ngaokrachang-1929-2010/

2014: A Chinese fishing vessel rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea on Tuesday, a Vietnamese state official said, amid a tense territorial confrontation over Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10857750/Chinese-vessel-rams-and-sinks-Vietnamese-fishing-boat.html