On 1st December in Southeast Asian history

Damrong Rajanubhab

ON 1st DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 1, 2017

1687: Siam enters into another treaty with France giving more privileges to the French East India Company
http://epicworldhistory.blogspot.fr/2012/06/french-east-india-company.html

1870 : Birth of Jose Alejandrino, Filipino engineer and a general in the revolutionary army of General Emilio Aguinaldo, who died on June 1, 1951
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1630/today-in-philippine-history-december-1-1870-jose-alejandrino-was-born-in-binondo-manila
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Alejandrino

1920: Birth of Le Duc Anh, president of Vietnam  (1992-1997)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Duc_Anh

1942: Foundation of the Communist party of Thailand by Indian-born  Prasert Sapsunthorn
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communist_Party_of_Thailand

1943: Death of Damrong Rajanubhab, Thai prince and  historian, founder of the modern Thai education  system as well as the modern provincial administration, born on June 21,  1859
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Damrong_Rajanubhab
http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Rajanubhab_Damrong.html

Damrong Rajanubhab

1945: The Communist Party of Malaya, gives back the weapons provided by  the British to fight the Japanese

1956: Mohammad Hatta, vice-president of Indonesia, resigns. (No more vice-president again until 1973)
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Hatta-Mo.html

1957: Indonesian authorities take retaliations against Dutch after a  bomb Attack failed killing of president Sukarno

1959: Death of Jose Nepomuceno, Filipino film maker and producer, pioneer in the Philippine film industry and is therefore called the « father of the Philippine movie », born on May 15, 1893
http://pelikulaatbp.blogspot.fr/2008/09/jose-nepomuceno-father-of-rp-movies.html
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/788/today-in-philippine-history-december-1-1959-jose-nepomuceno-died-at-the-age-of-66

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVkLlnvUW84

1961: The independent Republic of West Papua is proclaimed in modern-day  Western New Guinea

1964: US president Lyndon B. Johnson and his top-ranking advisers meet  to discuss plans to bomb North Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-administration-makes-plans-to-bomb-north-vietnam

1965: US government says it is ready to a new Geneva conference on  Vietnam and accuses China to help Hanoi

1971: The Khmer Rouge rebels intensify assaults on Cambodian government  positions, forcing their retreat from Kompong Thmar and Ba Ray
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/situation-in-cambodia-worsens

1973: Papua New Guinea gains self government from Australia

1989: Right-wing military rebel Reform the Armed forces Movement (RAM)  attempts to oust Philippine President Corazon Aquino in a failed bloody coup d’etat
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reform_the_Armed_Forces_Movement
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2017/01/philippines-cia-declassified-reveals-aquino-us-airstrikes-rebels-1989/

1999: Indonesian President Wahid begins state visit to China; issues  press release stating that restrictions against ethnic Chinese and expressions  of Chinese culture in Indonesia will be lifted

2011: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledges to improve ties with Burma if current reforms continue. After meeting Burmese President Thein Sein, Mrs Clinton said the US would reward Burma’s leaders if they kept « moving in the right direction »
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/01/world/asia/myanmar-clinton-visit/index.html?hpt=ias_c1
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15978893

2016 : Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is proclaimed king of Thailand,  ascending the throne 50 days after his father’s death
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38168912
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2050883/new-era-thai-monarchy-crown-prince-set-be-proclaimed-king

 

Holidays and observances

 Thailand: Damrong Rajanubhab Day

 World AIDS Day



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