On 24 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 24 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 24, 2019

1941: Death of the king of Cambodia Sisowath Monivong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisowath_Monivong

1945: French paratroopers retake Vientiane from the Japanese

1948: Dutch create state of Pasundan in western Java

1954: London and Washington repulse for the second time a French request for an US air raid to help Dien-Bien-Phu French garrison in Vietnam

1955: End of the Bandung Conference. 29 non-aligned nations of Asia and Africa condemn colonialism, racism and the Cold War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-bandung-conference-concludes
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675033815_Afro-Asian-Conference_Pandit-Nehru_delegates-from-different-nations_people-on-road

1965: Indonesian President Suharto orders all foreign-owned enterprises (mostly rubber and palm iol plantations) to be seized by the government)

1967: The Chinese chargé d’Affaires and the Chinese consul in Jakarta are declared «personae non gratae»

1967: American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had “gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily.” in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/westmoreland-makes-controversial-remarks

1972: Death of Fernando Amorsolo, Filipino painter, born on May 30, 1892
http://www.fernandocamorsolo.com/biography
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Fernando+Amorsolo&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnsofd&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=Cw2YT_K1N4Wx0QWNi_XdBQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1249&bih=569

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Bf2tqZcAEA

1993: Death of Tran Duc Thao, Vietnamese philosopher, born on September 26, 1917
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tran_Duc_Thao
http://marxismocritico.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/viet-cong-philosophy-tran-duc-thao.pdf

Tran Duc Thao

2003: Beginning of joint military operation USA-Philippines against separatist guerillas

2011: United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon call on Cambodia and Thailand to halt fighting along their disputed jungle border as troops exchanged fire for a third day. At least 10 soldiers have been killed and thousands of civilians forced to flee the area since fighting broke out, shattering a tense two-month ceasefire
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/04/201142441733439734.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13179712

 



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