Battle of Mactan
The Battle of Mactan was fought in the Philippines on April 27, 1521. It was the first time the Filipino people fought back against the Spanish invaders led by Ferdinand Magellan. Led by the chief Lapu-Lapu, they attacked the Spanish at Punta Engano on the northeast corner of Mactan Island. Lapu-Lapu's war chief was Bugto Pasa. Magellan was killed in the battle.
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- "Battle of Mactan (1521)". aboutph.com. 2011 [last update]. http://aboutph.com/2010/05/battle-of-mactan-1521-2/. Retrieved 30 June 2011.