On 21 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 21 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 21, 2018

1786: Tay Son rebellion leader Ngyuyen Hue captures the capital of Dai Viet (Vietnam), Thang Long (Hanoi)
http://countrystudies.us/vietnam/13.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguyen_Hue

1947: In Indonesia, Dutch troops launch the Operation Product, aiming to take control of the more useful eras of Java and Sumatra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operatie_Product

1954: End of the Conference of Geneva on Indochina. Vietnam is cut in two eras separated by the 17th parallel. Hanoi signs but Saigon refuses
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/july/21/newsid_3894000/3894175.stm
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/inch003.asp

1955: Birth of Taco Ockerse, Indonesian singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taco_(musician) 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMecLD7lAQc

1964: Riots in Singapore by Malays demanding the same privileges as in the other parts of the Federation of Malaysia

1964-07-21 Riots
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1964_Race_Riots
http://singaporerebel.blogspot.fr/2005/07/1964-fighting-in-streets-of-singapore.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekpJL6z8Bgs

2005: In Myanmar, former PM Khin Nyunt is sentenced to 41 years in prison
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4708435.stm

2006: Death of Ta Mok, Khmer Rouge leader “The Butcher”, born in 1930
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5201770.stm

2013: In Cambodia, Sam Rainsy, who was greeted by huge crowds after his return from self-imposed exile in France, was removed from the electoral register late last year and is declared unable to run as a candidate in the July 28 polls

 

Holidays and observances

Singapore: Racial Harmony 



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