Philippines: Anniversary of Battle of Mactan
On this day in 1521 Indigenous peoples on the island of Mactan in present-day Philippines defeated a heavily armed Spanish force and killed their commander, Magellan. This was the first Spanish attempt at colonizing what would eventually become the Philippines.For more info check out the Wiki article:
Posted on April 27, 2016, in Colonization, Defending Territory, Warrior and tagged anti-colonial resistance, Battle of Mactan, Indigenous resistance, Magellan, Philippines, Philippines Indigenous. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.