On 17 September in Southeast Asian history

ON 17 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 17, 2019

1900: Battle of Mabitac. Filipino fighters outmaneuver and rout American forces on Luzon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mabitac

1904: Death of Raden Ajeng Kartini (Raden Ayu Kartini), Indonesian female hero, born on 21 April 1879
http://www.myhero.com/myhero/hero.asp?hero=kartini_indonesia_05_ul
http://belajjar.blogspot.fr/2011/07/biography-raden-ajeng-kartini.html

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1928: Birth of Syed Hussein Alatas, Malaysian academician and former politician who formed the Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (Gerakan), who died on January 23, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syed_Hussein_Alatas

1957: Malaysia joins the United Nations

1957: In Thailand , after the coup d’Etat of General Sarit Thanarat, PM General Pibul Songkram goes in exile
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3404705731.html
http://www.safran-arts.com/sarit-thanarat.html

1962: Birth of Dustin Nguyen, Vietnamese American actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dustin_Nguyen

1963: After they did not recognize that the United Kingdom gave to it its territories in Borneo, the Federation of Malaysia breaks off its diplomatic relations with The Philippines and Indonesia 

1970: The People’s Revolutionary Government (PRG) for South Vietnam presents a new peace plan at the Paris talks

2008: In Thailand, Thaksin’s brother-in-law Somchai Wongsawat is elected new Thai prime minister
https://www.thenational.ae/world/asia/somchai-elected-new-thai-pm-1.517542
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7620257.stm

2009: Indonesia’s most-wanted militant Noordin Mohamed Top, who was linked by investigators to the 2005 Bali bombings, is killed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4302368.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noordin_Mohammad_Top

2012: Burma frees 514 prisoners in political reforms on humanitarian grounds in Burma, just days ahead of a trip by Aung San Suu Kyi to the United States
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/burmamyanmar/9548356/Burma-frees-514-prisoners-in-political-reforms.html



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