On 10 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 10 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 10, 2019

941: Birth of Le Hoan, emperor of Vietnam who died in 1005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Hoan

1519: Ferdinand Magellan’s five ships set sail from Seville to circumnavigate the globe. The Basque second in command Sebastian Elcano will complete the expedition after Magellan’s death in the Philippines

1932: Birth of Gaudencio Rosales, Filipino cardinal and Archbishop of Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaudencio_Rosales

1947: Birth of Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysian politician, jailed leader of the opposition
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-16440290

1953: During the First Indochina War, end of Operation Camargue against the Viet Minh in central Vietnam which started on July 28
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Camargue


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxFIc1iQYf4

1954: Agreement between Netherlands and Indonesia that abrogates the Union linking the two countries

1955: Vietnamese Prime Minister Ngo Ding Diem says that the general elections on reunification will not be organized so long the communist regime will refuse to his people democratic rights and human rights

1961: In Vietnam War, first use of the Agent Orange by the U.S. Army
http://www.monsanto.com/newsviews/Pages/agent-orange-background-monsanto-involvement.aspx
http://www.gao.gov/products/CED-78-158

1972: North Vietnamese forces attempt to cut off Saigon

1984: Birth of Mariel Rodriguez, Filipino TV host
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariel_Rodriguez
http://www.starmometer.com/2007/11/22/mariel-rodriguez-is-no-23-most-beautiful-pinay-of-2007/

1998: Royal Proclamation of HRH Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah as the Crown Prince of Brunei
http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Haji_Al-Muhtadee_Billah,_Prince

2011: King Bhumibol Adulyadej swears in Thailand’s new cabinet, to be led by Yingluck Shinawatra, 44, the kingdom’s first female prime minister
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-13723451

 



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