On 30 October in Southeast Asian history

ON 30 OCTOBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Southeast Asian history”

Updated on October 30, 2018

1226: Tran Thu Do, head of the Tran clan of Vietnam, forces Ly Hue Tong, the last emperor of the Ly dynasty, to commit suicide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_Th%E1%BB%A7_%C4%90%E1%BB%99
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%BD_Hu%E1%BB%87_T%C3%B4ng

1859: Rear Admiral Rigault de Genouilly quits his command in Annam (Vietnam) cheered by his soldiers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Rigault_de_Genouilly

1945: British Major General Hawthorn flies to Surabaya from Jakarta. Sukarno, Hatta, Mallaby, and Hawthorn sign a cease-fire. Five hours later British Brigadier Mallaby is killed.  British bombard Surabaya as punishment, thousands are left dead or homeless
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Surabaya

1964: Tran Van Huong is appointed premier of South Vietnam
http://alchetron.com/Tran-Van-Huong-979624-W
http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/Tran_Van_Huong
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tr%E1%BA%A7n_V%C4%83n_H%C6%B0%C6%A1ng

tran-van-huong-2

1965: During the Vietnam War, just miles from Da Nang, United States Marines repel an intense attack by wave after wave of Viet Cong forces,  killing 56 guerrillas
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marines-repel-attack-near-da-nang#tdih-calendar

1970: In Vietnam, the worst monsoon to hit the area in six years causes large floods, kills 293, leaves 200,000 homeless and virtually halts the Vietnam War



Laisser un commentaire