On 18 February in Southeast Asian history

ON 18 FEBRUARY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 18, 2019

1745: The city of Surakarta, Central Java is founded on the banks of Bengawan Solo river, and becomes the capital of the Kingdom of Surakarta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surakarta

1853: Burmese king Pagan Min is forced to abdicate in favor of his half-brother Mindon Min
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pagan_Min

1857: Insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo

1902: During the Philippines-USA War, the Last Holdouts, General Vicente Lukban falls

http://philippineamericanwar.webs.com/thelastholdouts.htm

1930: Ho Chi Minh and those who gathered since the formation of the Communist Party of Vietnam hold their first party platform in Hong Kong

1942: The Imperial Japanese Army begins the systematic extermination of perceived hostile elements among the Chinese in Singapore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sook_Ching
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_40_2005-01-24.html

http://fr.slideshare.net/tysjason/japanese-occupation-16372400?related=1

1947: During the First Indochina War, the French gain complete control of Hanoi after forcing the Viet Minh to withdraw to mountains
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hanoi

1948: Burma and Soviet Union establish diplomatic relations

1967: Birth of Yongyoot Thongkongtoon, Thai director, producer, and screenwriter
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yongyoot_Thongkongtoon
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0861129/

Yongyoot Thongkongtoon

1979: Signature of a treaty of peace, amity and cooperation between Vietnam and the Democratic Republic of Kampuchea

1979: The Soviet Union warns China to stop its war against Vietnam before it could be too late

1981, Lorenzo Ruiz is beatified by Pope John Paul II, first Filipino Saint. Born on November 28, 1594, executed in Japan on September 29, 1637


http://livesofsaints.tripod.com/id13.html
http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=231
https://w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/homilies/1981/documents/hf_jp-ii_hom_19810218_beatificazione-ruiz.html

2001: Inter-ethnic violence between Dayaks and Madurese breaks out in Sampit, Indonesia, that will ultimately result in more than 500 deaths and 100,000 Madurese displaced from their homes

2010: Myanmar jails Buddhist abbot Gaw Thita for seven years
http://www.smh.com.au//breaking-news-world/burma-jails-buddhist-abbot-opposition-20100219-olln.html



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