On 2 August in Southeast Asian history

ON 2 AUGUST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 2, 2019

1799: Birth of Filipino Father Mariano Gomez, executed on February 17, 1872
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1256/today-in-philippine-history-august-2-1799-father-mariano-gomez-was-born-in-sta-cruz-manila

1907: Birth of Le Pho, Vietnamese painter who died in 2001

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%AA_Ph%E1%BB%95
http://www.anne-french.com/Paintings%20by%20Le%20Pho.htm
http://www.artnet.com/artist/655746/le-pho.html
http://www.google.fr/search?hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&biw=1311&bih=617&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=Vietnamese+painter+Le+pho&oq=Vietnamese+painter+Le+pho&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=19244l27317l0l32037l19l19l0l0l0l0l477l3793l0.10.8.0.1l19l0

1964: During the Vietnam War: Gulf of Tonkin Incident – North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fires on U.S. destroyers, USS Maddox and the USS Turner Joy
http://www.history.com/news/the-gulf-of-tonkin-incident-50-years-ago
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/gulf-of-Tonkin

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1n0eVea9Zg

1971: Nixon administration acknowledges secret army in Laos

1976: Japan establishes diplomatic relations with Kampuchea

1980: Birth of Dingdong Dantes, Filipino actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dingdong_Dantes
http://www.famousfix.com/topic/dingdong-dantes

1999: Death of Thai General Sunthorn Kongsompong who lead a coup in February 1991
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Sunthorn-Kongsompong

2011: Thousands of people rally for independence from Indonesia in the country’s Papua region, after days of political violence that killed at least 21 people
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110802-thousands-call-independence-west-papua



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