Welcome to Pacific Electric Monograph's guide to significant dates in Pacific History. At this point, the listings are peculiarly weighted toward military history; this is only because of superior references in that area.
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In 1943, Allied airplanes attacked Formosa (Taiwan) for the first time, destroying 42 Japanese aircraft at Shinchiku air field.
In 1974, former U.N. Secretary-General U Thant died in New York at age 65.
In 1992, the last contingent of American Marines leave the Philippines after a near-century of military presence.
In 1994, Sony Corporation co-founder Akio Morita retired as chairman of the electronics giant for health reasons.
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