On 12 April in Southeast Asian history

 

ON 12 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 12, 2019

1852: In the Second Burmese war, Rangoon is occupied by the British
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Anglo-Burmese_War
http://www.gktoday.in/second-anglo-burmese-war/

1852-04-12  Prise de Rangon

1895: Bonifacio first declaration of the Philippines independence inside a cave at Pamitinan


https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1067/today-in-philippine-history-april-12-1895-bonifacio-first-declared-independence-inside-a-cave-pamitinan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamitinan_Cave

1912: Birth of Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX, second vice president of Indonesia, who died on 1st October 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Sultan_Hamengkubuwono_IX

1942: Japan kills about 400 Filipino officers during Bataan Death March
http://www.ducksters.com/history/world_war_ii/bataan_death_march.php

1942-04-12 Massacre officiers Philippins

1953: Viet Minh forces invade Laos. Laotian Government requests formal condemnation of Viet Minh aggression

1963: In the confrontation between Indonesia and Malaysia, Indonesian volunteers (in fact regular soldiers) begin to infiltrate Sarawak and Sabah
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia%E2%80%93Malaysia_confrontation

Sarawak et Borneo map

1966: 1st B-52 bombing on North Vietnam

1973: Establishment of diplomatic relations between Paris and Hanoi

1975: In Cambodia, evacuation of the last Americans. France recognizes the National Union Government (Khmer Rouge and prince Sihanouk)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-embassy-in-cambodia-evacuated
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/12/newsid_2524000/2524143.stm

2001: In Indonesia, President Wahid authorizes the resumption of military operations against the separatists in Aceh

2010: Death of Palito, Filipino comedian, born on September 4, 1934
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/188218/showbiz/veteran-comedian-palito-passes-away-at-76
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palito

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzEZk_WY4UQ

2016: Cambodian court charges opposition leader Um Sam An over criticism of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government border policy with Vietnam
http://www.dw.com/en/cambodian-court-charges-opposition-leader-over-criticism-of-government/a-19180239
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/in-blow-for-immunity-lawmaker-arrested-111206/

2016: For the first time since the end of World War II, Japanese destroyers dropped anchor at a Vietnamese port, signifying the two nations’ defense cooperation



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