On 23 October in Southeast Asian history

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ON 23 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY
 

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Updated on October 23, 2019

1857: Birth of Juan Luna y Novicio, a “Ilocano people” painter, sculptor and a political activist of the Philippine Revolution, who died on December 7, 1899
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Luna
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/705/today-in-philippine-history-october-23-1857-juan-luna-was-born-in-badoc-ilocos-norte

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1910: Death of Chulalongkorn (Rama V), king of Siam (Thailand) since 1868 to 1910, born on September 20, 1853. He is succeeded by Vajiravudh
http://tudtu.tripod.com/rama5.html

1944: The Battle of Leyte Gulf, the largest naval battle in history begins in the
Philippines

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Leyte_Gulf
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/worldwari1/p/leytegulf.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BP3LKla583g

1950: Offensive of the Indonesian troops on Ambon, capital of the South Mollucas held by separatists

1955: In South Vietnam, by a referendum organized by the PM Ngo Dinh Diem, monarchy is abolished by 98,2 % of the votes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_of_Vietnam_referendum,_1955

1965: In Vietnam, the 1st Cavalry division (US) and South Vietnamese  forces launch a new operation seeking to destroy North Vietnamese forces in  Pleku province

1972: Citing difficulties with South Vietnamese President Thieu, U.S. negotiators cable  Hanoi requesting further negotiations in Paris over the proposed draft peace accord

1972: Operation Linebacker, a US bombing campaign against North Vietnam in response to its  Easter Offensive, ends after five months.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Linebacker

1981: Devan Nair becomes third president of Singapore, until March 27, 1985
http://singaporepioneers.blogspot.com/2006/10/c-v-devan-nair.html

1991: End of the Paris Conference and signature of Agreements on Comprehensive Political  Settlement of the Cambodia conflict, putting an end to a 21-year long war
http://www.cambodia.org/facts/?page=1991+Paris+Peace+Agreements
http://www.usip.org/publications/peace-agreements-cambodia
https://www.asiasentinel.com/politics/cambodia-paris-peace-agreement/

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2007: Death of Lim Goh Tong, Malaysian-born Chinese businessman, born in 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lim_Goh_Tong

2009: Southeast Asian leaders meeting in Thailand formally launch a widely criticized human rights commission at a regional summit. The Asean Intergovernmental Commission on  Human Rights has been touted as the region’s first watchdog on human rights
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2009/10/2009102342748803221.html

2011: US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta and his Indonesian counterpart discuss the two countries’ growing military ties after more than a decade-long suspension by Washington over human rights issue

2013: Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters begin a three-day rally to protest what they say was a rigged election and the illegitimate return to power of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/114803/thousands-gather-in-cambodian-opposition-protest/
http://www.euronews.com/2013/10/23/further-protests-take-place-in-cambodia-to-protest-rigged-election/

2018: Vietnam lawmakers elect as president the Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong, the only candidate on the ballot, making him the most powerful man in the country
https://www.foxnews.com/world/vietnam-parliament-elects-communist-party-chief-as-president

 
Holidays and Observances

Chulalongkorn Memorial Day in Thailand



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