On 6 April in Southeast Asian history

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Updated on April 6, 2019

1782: In Thailand, Rama 1 (Chao Phraya Chakri) Succeeds King Taksin who is overthrown in a coup d’état and killed. Start of the current Chakri dynasty 
http://tudtu.tripod.com/rama1.html
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Rama_I
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3149.html

Rama 1

1923: The first Prefects Board in Southeast Asia is formed in Victoria Institution, Malaysia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Institution

1946: In Thailand, foundation of the Democrat Party
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democrat_Party_(Thailand)

1955: David Marshall becomes the first chief minister of Singapore, up to June 7, 1956
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/history/events/e4354a49-ada7-4710-a691-c696314bfd07
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Saul_Marshall

1967: In South Vietnam, 1,500 Viet Cong attacked Quangtri and freed 200 prisoners

1972: During the Vietnam War’s Easter Offensive, American forces begin sustained air strikes and naval bombardments
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-respond-to-north-vietnamese-offensive
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter_Offensive

1983: Birth of Jade Seah, Singaporean model and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jade_Seah

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHy_4mOAbIU

2016: Vietnam’s prime minister Nguyen Tan Dung steps down after 10 years in office, leaving behind a mixed legacy of promoting failed state enterprises, but at the same time attracting foreign investment and daring to challenge China
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/04/vietnam-assembly-dismisses-prime-minister-160406133834975.html
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/asia/2016-04/06/content_15411576.html

2017: Thailand’s king signs a new military-backed constitution that strengthens the army’s hand in government
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2085435/thai-king-signs-new-constitution-giving-more-powers-junta
http://www.khaosodenglish.com/politics/2017/04/06/first-look-major-changes-new-thai-constitution/
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/06/thailand-king-signs-constitution-path-polls-election
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/news/national/30311501

 

Holidays and observances

Thailand: Chakri Day, commemorating the reign of the Chakri Dynasty



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