On 2 March in Southeast Asian history

1962-03-02 coup Ne Win

ON MARCH 2 IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 2, 2019

1815: Signature of the Kandyan Convention by British invaders and the king Sri Wichrema Rajasinghe of Kandyan kingdom
http://sundaytimes.lk/080302/KandyTimes/kandytimes_0025.html
http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=103775

1820: Birth of Multatuli (Eduar Douwers Dekkers) who denounced the abuse of colonialism in the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia), who died on February 19, 1887
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multatuli

1885: Battle of Hoa Moc, the most fiercely-fought action of the Sino-French War (August 1884–April 1885). At heavy cost, 1st Brigade of the Tonkin Expeditionary Corps defeat forces of the Black Flag and Yunnan Armies blocking the way to the besieged French post of Tuyen Quang
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hoa_Moc

1885-03-02 Bataille de Hoa Moc

1901: The United States Congress enacted the Army Appropriations Act thereby ceasing the existence of the military government of the Philippines

1919: Death of Melchora Aquino, Filipino revolutionary hero, born on January 6, 1812
https://biography.yourdictionary.com/articles/melchora-aquino-biography.html
https://www.biographyarchive.com/biography-of-melchora-aquino.html

1932: Ananda Mahidol becomes king of Siam Rama VIII (Officially from March 1935 through his assassination on June 9, 1946)
http://www.soravij.com/royalty/rama8/rama8.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ananda_Mahidol

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dszztPAciF8

1946: The first session of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam National Assembly elects Ho Chi Minh as President and asks him to form a government
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2250.html

Ho Chi Minh 1946

1950: Rosli Dhobi, famous Malay Sarawakian, born in 1932, is executed by the British
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosli_Dhobi

1955: King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia abdicates the throne in favor of his father, prince Norodom Suramarit, in order to really participate in the political arena

1962: beginning of The Voice of Thailand People, a communist radio station based in China

1962: In a coup d’état, Burmese general Ne Win seizes the power
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ne_Win
http://www.oxfordburmaalliance.org/1962-coup–ne-win-regime.html

1962-03-02 coup Ne Win

1965: Following an attack on a US Marine barrack at Pleiku (South Vietnam) the USA launched the Rolling Thunder operation by bombing North Vietnam
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/vietnam-war/operation-rolling-thunder/
http://thevietnamwar.info/operation-rolling-thunder/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTxrq_Erw-k

 

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

1974: The new constitution of Burma is proclaimed and the official name of the state is the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma. It ends the twelve-year rule of the Revolutionary Council which had been formed by the army after the March 2 coup of 1962
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/Constitution%20of%201974.htm

1988: Birth of Nadine Samonte, Filipino actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1717757/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadine_Samonte

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keILKwFeoEs

2005: Indonesian Abu Bakar Bashir, suspected to be the spiritual leader of Islamist movement  Jamah Islamiya, is condemned to 2 years and half in jail for having approved the Bali attack (202 dead)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2339693.stm

2017 : Cambodian opposition party CNPR makes Kem Sokha new leader
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/new-cnrp-leadership-set-to-be-approved-at-party-congress-126007/
http://en.freshnewsasia.com/index.php/3714-cnrp-formally-announces-president-and-vice-presidents.html
http://sea-globe.com/who-are-cambodias-new-deputy-opposition-leaders/



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