On 11 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 11 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 11, 2018

1917: Birth of Ferdinand Marcos, 10th president of the Philippines from December 1965 till February 25, 1986, who died in exile in 1989
https://www.biography.com/people/ferdinand-marcos-9398625
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/profilesofasianleaders/p/fmarcosbio.htm

1940: Birth of Nong Duc Manh, General Secretary of the Communist party of Vietnam (2001-2011)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nong_Duc_Manh

1943: Birth of Khun Htun Oo, Burmese Shan politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khun_Htun_Oo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miLhfj4Vj-8

1945: Liberation of the Japanese-run POW and civilian internee camp at Batu Lintang, Kuching, Sarawak on the island of Borneo by Australian 9th Division forces. Over 2,000 prisoners, including women and children, were due to be executed on September 15
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batu_Lintang_camp

1955: In Cambodia, prince Sihanouk wins the elections

1960: In Laos, Prince Boun Oum allies with general Phoumi in an attempt of a counter-revolution against the general Kong-lé coup d’état which bring Prince Souvanna Phouma to power
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boun_Oum
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoumi_Nosavan
http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0846117.html

1965: The US 1st Cavalry Division arrives in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/1st-cavalry-division-arrives-in-country

1998: Opening ceremony for the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia was the first Asian country to host the games
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1998_Commonwealth_Games

2015 : Singapore’s ruling party romps to a strong election victory increases its share of the vote and seat tally as it brushed off an opposition challenge in the city state’s most hotly contested polls
https://sg.news.yahoo.com/voting-begins-singapore-poll-set-test-ruling-partys-004929559.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34205869

 

Holidays and observances

Philippines: Barangay day



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