On 21 June in Southeast Asian history

ON 21 JUNE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 21, 2019

1811: Birth of Pagan Min, 9th king (1846-1853) of the Burmese Konboung dynasty, who died on March 14, 1880
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pagan_Min

1862: Birth of Damrong Rajanubhab, Thai prince and the founder of the modern Thai education system as well as the modern provincial administration
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damrong_Rajanubhab

1900: In the Philippines, General Arthur McArthur, US military governor of the Philippines, issues an amnesty proclamation to those Filipinos who will renounce the insurgent movement and accept US sovereignty

1913: Birth of Luis Taruk who led the  communist People Anti-Japanese Army (Huk) during the WW2 and died on May 4, 2005
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1839/today-in-philippine-in-history-june-21-1913-luis-taruc-was-born-in-santa-monica-san-luis-pampanga
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/283190.Luis_Taruc
https://fr.scribd.com/document/121431056/Luis-Taruc-biography

1961: Birth of Joko Widodo, President of Indonesia since july 2014
http://jokowi-widodo.blogspot.com/2014/10/biography-of-joko-widodo-president-of.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28422179

Joko Widodo

1970: Death of Sukarno, first president of Indonesia
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/indonesia/p/Sukarno-Indonesia-First-President.htm
http://kribo.wordpress.com/2009/01/04/the-day-that-president-sukarno-died/

sukarno 5

1996: Suryadi, closed to Suharto, is elected chairman of the Democratic Party of Indonesia, one of the only three autorised parties, succeeding Megawati Sukarnoputri who says that the congress is illegal
http://www.ipu.org/hr-e/161/ids11.htm

2001: In Malaysia, during the annual meeting of UMNO, prime minster Mahathir accuses the westerners of aiming to overthrow his power

2005: Vietnamese Prime Minister Phan Van Khai meets US president George W Bush. He is the first Vietnamese leader to go to USA since the end of the Vietnam War in 1975
http://www.c-span.org/video/?187297-1/usvietnam-relations

2005: Death of Filipino cardinal Jaime Sin, who, as leader of the Philippine Catholic church, played an important role in the overthrow of Ferdinand Marcos in 1986, and of Joseph Estrada in 2001. Born on August 31, 1928
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4113474.stm
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/jaime-l-sin

2012: Aung San Suu Kyi urges the world to help Myanmar complete its journey towards democracy as she becomes the first foreign woman to address both houses of Britain’s parliament

2012: An Indonesia court sentences Umar Patek, dubbed the “Demolition Man”, to 20 years in jail, finding him guilty on all six charges related to his role in the 2002 Bali bombings.
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/world/asia/patek-bali-bombing-verdict/index.html?hpt=ias_c1
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/06/201262113311341476.html



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