On 12 February in Southeast Asian history

ON 12 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 12, 2019

1869: Birth of Kien Phuc, Vietnamese child emperor (1883-1884), poisoned on August 1, 1884
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ki%E1%BA%BFn_Ph%C3%BAc

1915: Birth of Lamberto Vera Avellana, Filipino film and stage director who died on April 8, 1991
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/927/today-in-philippine-history-february-12-1915-lamberto-vera-avellana-was-born-in-bontoc-mountain-province
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamberto_V._Avellana

1922: Birth of Tun Hussein Onn, third Prime Minister of Malaysia from January 1976 to July 1981, who died on May 29, 1990
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hussein_Onn

1947: Panglong agreement between the Burmese government and ethnic minorities, celebrated as Union Day
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panglong_Agreement

1955 President Eisenhower sends 1st US advisors to South Vietnam

1968: In Vietnam, Phong Nhi and Phong Nhat massacre, by South Korean soldiers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phong_Nhi_and_Phong_Nhat_massacre
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Phong_Nhi_massacre

1972: Cambodians launch attack to retake Angkor Wat
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cambodians-launch-attack-to-retake-angkor-wat

1973: The release of U.S. POWs begins in Hanoi as part of the Paris peace settlement
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/release-of-us-pows-begins

1993: Establishment of the Secretariat of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation or APEC in Singapore
https://www.linkedin.com/company/asia-pacific-economic-cooperation-apec-secretariat
http://www.apec.org/About-Us/APEC-Secretariat.aspx

 

Holidays and observances

Myanmar: Union Day



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