On 26 July in Southeast Asian history

ON 26 JULY IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 26, 2019

1844 : Birth of Deodato Arellano, a propagandist and the first president of the Philippine independance organization Katipunan
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1565/today-in-philippine-history-july-26-1844-deodato-arellano-was-born-in-bulacan-bulacan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deodato_Arellano

1926: Philippines government asks USA for a plebiscite on independence

1949: Birth of Thaksin Shinawatra, former Prime Minister of Thailand (2001-2006)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thaksin_Shinawatra
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/thaksin-shinawatra-6873.php

1968: South Vietnamese opposition leader Truong Dinh Dzu is sentenced to five years hard labor for advocating the formation of a coalition government as a way to move toward an end to the war
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truong_Dinh_Dzu

1972: South Vietnamese troops rise flag over Quang Tri
http://www.ivyprepinternational.com/south-vietnamese-troops-raise-flag-over-quang-tri/

1988: Tun Tin becomes Myanmar’s Prime Minister, replacing Maung Maung Kha
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maung_Maung_Kha

1998: General elections in Cambodia. 67 seats for the Cambodian People’s Party of Hun Sen, 43 for the FUNCINPEC of Norodom Ranariddh, and 15 for Sam Rainsy Party
http://sophal.faithweb.com/CAMBODIA/1998-2.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambodian_general_election,_1998

2001: Hamzah Haz is elected vice-president of Indonesia by 340 votes vis 237 to Akbar Tanjung
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1457865.stm

2002: Hutomo (Tommy) Mandala Putra Suharto, son of former president Suharto, is condemned to 15 years in prison for having finance the killing of a juge
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/1402644/Suhartos-son-gets-15-years.html

2003: In the Philippines, mutiny of members of the armed forces who entrench in a mall. They surrender the following day

2011: Vietnam’s one-party parliament elects Nguyen Tan Dung for a second term as prime minister
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_T%E1%BA%A5n_D%C5%A9ng



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