On 16 January in Southeast Asian history

ON 16 JANUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 16, 2019

1516: Birth of Bayinnaung, Burmese king who died on November 10, 1581
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayinnaung
http://www.arts.chula.ac.th/~complit/event/hantawadi.htm

 1950: Vietnam communist Viet Minh recognizes Communist China

1951: Viet Minh offensive against Hanoi

1959: Death of Phan Khôi, Vietnamese journalist and author, prisonner of the Communist Party, born on August 20, 1887
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phan_Kh%C3%B4i

Phan Khoi

1964: President Johnson approves Oplan 34A, operations to be conducted by South Vietnamese forces supported by the United States to gather intelligence and conduct sabotage to destabilize the North Vietnamese regime
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-approves-oplan-34a
http://historywarsweapons.com/operation-plan-34a/

1964 South Vietnam Naval commandos

1969: In Vietnam, agreement to open peace talks reached
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/agreement-to-open-peace-talks-reached

1992: Death of Ajahn Chah, Thai meditation master, Born on June 17, 1918
http://www.ajahnchah.org/

2013: Myanmar repeals a law that was used to jail critics of the former junta, state media said Wednesday, as the fast-changing nation works to overhaul a legal system once used to crush dissidents
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20130116-396032.html

 

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