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On 24 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 24, 2018

1571: Manila, the capital of the Republic of the Philippines, is founded by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1198/today-in-philippine-history-june-24-1571-manila-was-proclamed-as-the-capital-of-the-spanish-colonial-administration-in-the-philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miguel_L%C3%B3pez_de_Legazpi

1932: A military coup ends the absolute power of the king of Siam
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siamese_revolution_of_1932
http://www.academia.edu/2273790/Contested_Nationalism_and_the_1932_Overthrow_of_the_Absolute_Monarchy_in_Siam

1939: Siam is renamed to Thailand by Plaek Pibulsonggram, the third prime minister
http://www.famousdaily.com/history/siam-renamed-thailand.html
https://www.quora.com/Why-was-the-country-of-Siam-renamed-Thailand

1949: In Indonesia, Dutch troops leave Jogjakarta

1954: Beginning of the Battle of Mang Yang Pass. Vietminh troops ambush the French G.M. 100 unit in An Khê. Also known as the Battle of An Khe, it was a major defeat for the French by the Viet Minh
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Battle+of+Mang+Yang+Pass
http://a70thvets.com/file/Savage/G100/G100.htm

1954-06-24 Battle of Mang Yang Pass Map

1965: Saigon breaks its diplomatic relations with France after it has recognized North Vietnam

1974: Birth of Ruffa Gutierrez, Filipino actress and model
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruffa_Gutierrez

Ruffa Gutierrez

1983: Birth of John Lloyd Cruz, Filipino actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Lloyd_Cruz


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5oyng_sarah-geronimo-and-john-lloyd-cruz_shortfilms

1988: Death of Bui Xuan Phai, Vietnamese painter, born in September 1920
http://www.eyegalleryvn.com/cms/Bui-Xuan-Phai—The-Artist-Of-Hanoi-ptarget-view-pid-56.html
http://www.thavibu.com/articles/ATC34.php
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Bui+Xuan+Phai&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=ivnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=KDMETqLKB8rAhAeQn5TcDQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBEQ_AUoAQ&biw=1093&bih=614

 

1998: In Malaysia, Daim Zainuddin, closed to Mahathir, is appointed « special » minister, in charge of some economic topics, so encroaching the domain of Anwar Ibrahim who is at odd with Mahathir
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daim_Zainuddin

2006: The death penalty is abolished in the Philippines

2006: Phan Van Khai and Tranh Duc Luong leaves as Prime Minister and President of Vietnam

2013: Burmese President Thein Sein has defended a Buddhist monk accused of fomenting a wave of anti-Muslim violence in the country
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23027492

2014: Former Interior Minister Charupong Reuangsuwan said in an open letter read on YouTube and posted on Facebook that the Organization of Free Thais for Human Rights and Democracy rejects the junta’s legitimacy
http://asiancorrespondent.com/124104/ex-minister-forms-thai-opposition-group-from-exile/ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27991023

2014: President Aquino endorses Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push to amend Japan’s constitution and expand the Japanese role on regional security amid China’s expansionism moves
http://globalnation.inquirer.net/107009/aquino-backs-japans-larger-military-role

2015: Death of Professor Tran Van Khe, known as the master of traditional Vietnamese music, at the age of 94 
http://tuoitrenews.vn/lifestyle/28859/vietnam-legendary-musicologist-tran-van-khe-dies-at-94

Tran Van Khe